ABOUT

The name Masikhule means ‘Let us Grow’ in isiXhosa.  It is not only the children who are growing and developing, but the women too.

 


By responding to the needs of Early Childhood Development (ECD) within marginalised communities, Masikhule supports and develops ECD educators and children to achieve their full potential, and thus also the sustainable wellbeing of the community.

 


To train, develop and support ECD educators from marginalised communities to ensure children have access to holistic early learning programs and resources, so that they may enter formal schooling with a solid foundation of knowledge, skills and independence.

Masikhule strives to develop women and children within marginalised communities towards self-reliance, independence and achieving their full potential, and thus also the potential of the community as a whole.

To train and develop ECD educators to ensure that all children are cared for at Early Learning Centres that provide a holistic child development and stimulation program, so that these children may enter formal schooling with a solid foundation of knowledge, maturity and independence.

OPERATING IN THE HELDERBERG REGION OF THE WESTERN CAPE