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Singakwenza, which means “We can do it” is a Non-Profit Organisation providing Early Childhood Education to economically disadvantaged communities.

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and change the course
of a child’s life

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Be part of the solution, and change the course of a child’s life

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”Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela

Our Story

We train PRACTITIONERS, PARENTS, and CAREGIVERS at a Grassroots level to provide FUN, EDUCATIONAL activities that enable young children to develop, through play, the foundational skills for LEARNING, SUPPORTED by RESOURCES MADE SOLELY FROM RECYCLING.

We Have the Power to Impact Our Children’s Future, and We’re Doing Something About It!

Singakwenza is a fully registered Non-Profit Company

Reg number: 2011/001942/08
Public Benefit Organisation (PBO number): 9300 364 17
Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) number: 127-422

B-BBEE SOLUTIONS – Enterprise Development and Socio-Economic Development and an Empowering Level 1 Supplier.

WHAT WE DO

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What We Do

LEARN@HOME PROGRAM

What an incredible day! The months of hard work that our team has put in culminated in the first delivery of the Learn at Home activity boxes this morning. Each of the 720 children who should be in our creche programme at the moment is receiving their own activity box, which contains a number of carefully selected toys to develop a wide range of vital preschool skills…

TRAINING & MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Research around the world has shown that the best way to break the poverty cycle is through education, but unfortunately, our South African education system is in a crisis. More than half the children who start Grade 1 drop out of school before Matric, and a quarter of those who stay are unable to pass Matric. The “real” Matric pass rate for 2019 is estimated at 39%…

WASTE 2 TOYS TRAINING WORKSHOPS

The Singakwenza Waste2Toys Training Workshops teach parents, practitioners and community workers how to
make their own toys and teaching materials using recycling, and how to play with these with their children to
develop foundational skills. Our goal at these workshops is to help practitioners and parents understand
that it is the play that is important, not how much the toys cost…

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Our Impact

“Singakwenza must be one of the most innovative and effective interventions in early childhood education in Southern Africa…”
– Prof. Jonathan Jansen, Stellenbosch University

“Singakwenza must be one of the most innovative and effective interventions in early childhood education in Southern Africa…”
– Prof. Jonathan Jansen, Stellenbosch University

MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME

CRECHES BEING MENTORED THIS YEAR

CAREGIVERS BEING MENTORED THIS YEAR

CHILDREN PARTICIPATING IN PROGRAMME THIS YEAR

WASTE 2 TOYS WORKSHOP

TOTAL NUMBER OF WASTE 2 TOYS WORKSHOPS

TOTAL NUMBER OF DELEGATES TAUGHT

TOTAL NUMBER OF CHILDREN BENEFITTING FROM WASTE 2 TOYS TRAINING

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of our program in action

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