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

In 2022, 405 children under the age of 7  have been identified at risk of falling behind.

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

0-2 Early Learning Programme

SCHOOL READINESS
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our 2021 impact

School Readiness

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Primary Schools & ECD Centres supported with Inclusion & School Readiness programmes
Therapy

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Children supported with School Readiness in Primary schools & ECD Centres
Parents

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Children with disabilities & their families supported through the Inclusion programme
Parents

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Children supported through the 0-2 Early Learning programm

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

LATEST UPDATES

Siyakwazi on the Move

MEDIA RELEASE SAMCT donates vehicle to allow more Support for Children with Disabilitiesand Learning ChallengesFor Immediate Release19 October 2022Walking up to 10km a day or attempting to access unreliable public transport is a thing of the past for therapists and field workers at a KwaZulu-Natal south coast organisation committed to assisting historically disadvantaged children with…
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Celebrating Success: One Family’s Story

Zandile and her daughter live in the Manzamhlophe area of kwaXolo joined Siyakwazi’s Inclusion programme in 2019. Nosipho, Siyakwazi’s kwaXolo area manager, was conducting door to door awareness to share with the community about the work that Siyakwazi is doing. Zandile’s daughter is a child with Cerebral Palsy (CP) who was diagnosed at birth. She…
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Timion Devices Supporting Special Needs

Timion is a non-profit organisation based in the Eastern Cape which designs and builds assistive devices for children with severe to profound disabilities, graciously donated equipment to some of the children participating in Siyakwazi’s therapy programme earlier this year. The team have been busy over the last month with the distribution of these devices which…
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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.