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 31 July 2023)

ECD centres using our App

  • 2 623 ECD centres are actively using our App to manage their preschools, access training and download resources. These centres support over 42 000 enrolled learners.
  • Every day 6 483 Children across 130 ECD centres benefit from our play-based Quality Education Programme.
  • Every month over 7 900 centre owners and teachers have access to our online training and 613 teachers have access to our online curriculum.

Stats from the past 12 months

 (Updated 31 Sept 2023)

partner organisations using Grow ECD tools
new classroom kits delivered and implemented
online training modules completed
Teachers and Owners trained in-person
in low-cost loans and grants provided to ECD Centres
R 0
infrastructure investments unlocked for ECD Centres
R 0
of learners assessed are developmentally on track at Partner Centres
0 %

rating from parents measuring how satisfied they are

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.