Half a million children with disabilities have been shut out of South Africa’s schooling system.

WHAT WE DO

At Siyakwazi we help every child reach their full potential, advocating the rights of children with disabilities.

We achieve this through our two main areas of support:

Inclusion

INCLUSION

Home-based learning intervention

Therapy programme & Individual Support Plans

Awareness about what is disability

School Readiness

SCHOOL READINESS

Red Flag Screening

Catch-up Programme

Parent Involvement In Early Learning

Support

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Children with disabilities supported

our 2020 impact

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Home-based learning interventions
School Readiness

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Children supported through school readiness
Therapy

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Therapy sessions this year
Parents

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Parents/guardians supported with referral process

Children with disabilities, I mustn’t feel sorry for them. … All I need to do is ask.

LATEST UPDATES

Therapy Block Week 2021

In April 2021, Siyakwazi hosted its first therapy block week at the Resource Centre. The week followed an intense 5 day training session with 5 parents and their children. The focus of the training was to showcase to parents how to understand and support their child’s individual needs. Because the nature of the therapy week…
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Parent Testimonies

We recently touched base with some of the parents to ask their feedback about their experience and observe where they are at. Whilst the process of being supported by Siyakwazi has helped lift some of the burden for these parents, Inclusion and the support of parents is by no means a linear process, and so…
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Together we can

Download Siyakwazi’s 2020 Annual Report A message from the Chairman: To all Siyakwazi’s stakeholders and interested parties, 2020 was not what we all expected and planned for and as you continue to read through this report, you will notice that through Siyakwazi’s Covid response, there was learning, growth and a reflection that Siyakwazi’s inclusive model became more effective in many ways.…
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In KwaZulu Natal, the highest number of children not accessed to any form of education, is 117 000.

OUR PARTNERSHIPS

WHERE WE WORK

At the heart of our operation and centrally positioned within the community is the Siyakwazi Resource Centre which was established in 2018. It is here that we coordinate and develop all our programmes and interventions.