1/2 Million children with disabilities have been shut out of SA’s schooling system

At Siyakwazi we work to see inclusive communities where children 0-7 years are given equal opportunities to learn. We support every child reach their full potential, advocating the rights of children with disabilities.

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About our Work

Inclusion training with Ndinogona

(an uHambo foundation initiative) At the beginning of 2019, Siyakwazi undertook an exciting ‘partnership’ with uHambo Foundation South Africa, an NPO established in 2010 to bring about social change for all children with mobility disabilities in South Africa. The main goal of this partnership was to add to the philosophy that Siyakwazi has developed with its ‘inclusive hub’ approach with …

Inclusion training with Ndinogona

(an uHambo foundation initiative) At the beginning of 2019, Siyakwazi undertook an exciting ‘partnership’ with uHambo Foundation South Africa, an NPO established in 2010 to bring about social change for all children with mobility disabilities in South Africa. The main goal of this partnership was to add to the philosophy that Siyakwazi has developed with its ‘inclusive hub’ approach with …

Learn & Play Club

Supporting Children with Disabilities and their parents June 2019 saw the start of our very first official Learn & Play Holiday Club. This year the team decided that they wanted to provide a more intensive learning and support environment for children with disabilities and children who are participating in the catch-up programme. The learn and play holiday club took place …

Learn & Play Club

Supporting Children with Disabilities and their parents June 2019 saw the start of our very first official Learn & Play Holiday Club. This year the team decided that they wanted to provide a more intensive learning and support environment for children with disabilities and children who are participating in the catch-up programme. The learn and play holiday club took place …

The physical side of working with children with disabilities

Siyakwazi have been fortunate enough to receive support from Grace Hughes Physiotherapy since 2017. Physiotherapy is a critical component of the support provided to the children with disabilities that we work with. Physio services at the local clinic of KwaNzimakwe are intermittent and are only available maximum once a month per child. Since March 2018, all physiotherapy services from the …

The physical side of working with children with disabilities

Siyakwazi have been fortunate enough to receive support from Grace Hughes Physiotherapy since 2017. Physiotherapy is a critical component of the support provided to the children with disabilities that we work with. Physio services at the local clinic of KwaNzimakwe are intermittent and are only available maximum once a month per child. Since March 2018, all physiotherapy services from the …

Understanding Autism in Rural Communities

Siyakwazi works with children with a variety of disabilities. Including sensory, physical and cognitive. The cognitive conditions are sometimes the most difficult to identify in a child as they are not obvious. For many children, cognitive disabilities may result in some learning barrier which can limit their integration into mainstream school. As part of the Park’ Family Outreach earlier this …

Understanding Autism in Rural Communities

Siyakwazi works with children with a variety of disabilities. Including sensory, physical and cognitive. The cognitive conditions are sometimes the most difficult to identify in a child as they are not obvious. For many children, cognitive disabilities may result in some learning barrier which can limit their integration into mainstream school. As part of the Park’ Family Outreach earlier this …

48 children with disabilities supported
239 children supported through school readiness
287 community members reached
73 Teachers & practitioners supported

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Small steps to success…

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Occupational Therapy to support Holistic Development

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