Access to quality early childcare benefits children, families and our country:

Better employment for women

Improved child development outcomes

Improved family welfare

Increased productivity and economic growth

Quick facts about our Impact

 (Updated March 2024)

ECD centres using our App

  • 3,247 ECD centres are actively using our App to manage their preschools, access training and download resources. These centres support over 56,000 enrolled learners.
  • Over 700 teachers use our curriculum across 180 centres.


  • 56,000 free resources were downloaded in the past 12 months, and 7,337 online training modules were completed. 

Stats from the past 12 months

 (Reporting on 1 April 2023 – 31 March 2024)

partner organisations are collaborating with Grow ECD
children benefit from our play-based daily programme
centre owners completed our ECD Accelerator
owners and teachers trained in person
in micro-finance loans provided
R 0 mill
in grant funding provided
R 0
of 4-5-year-old learners assessed are developmentally on track
0 %

rating from ECD centres

Our Impact Report

Grow ECD is the first African case study to apply the international Impact Management Project’s impact measurement framework to a social enterprise. This report, prepared by Relativ Impact, allows you to understand and compare how we deliver impact. Download our Impact Report and Impact Statement below.

Our Annual Report

Grow ECD is a subsidiary of the Taking Care of Business (TCB) social enterprise and non-profit group. Our annual report stats are consolidated and reported on collectively in the TCB annual report.