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

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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Zulu Dancing

Small steps to success…

July 2020 Newsletter We’re constantly reminded that when working with young children and especially those with disabilities, that small steps need to be celebrated as big achievements because they pave the foundation for all future development. Our Work under Lockdown level 3 Our way of working continues to be impacted by the Lockdown level 3…
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Woman and Child

Supporting children with disabilities, Mbali’s Story

Despite the lockdown we have continued with our Sinezwi, giving parents who we work with an opportunity to share their story and their experiences. This is Mbali’s story Mbali was in Matric when she found out that she was pregnant, she hadn’t given much thought to being a mom. At that time she was living…
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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.