Siyakwazi’s Resource Centre Expansion

What a momentous occasion to mark, the completion of Siyakwazi’s Resource Centre expansion. It was only just 5 years ago that Siyakwazi’s services were operating out of borrowed space from the Masakhane Community Centre. Monthly team meetings involved flasks of coffee and tea and biscuits passed around. The filing system consisted of each Siyasiza keeping…

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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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Transferring Skills to support Disability

Siyakwazi’s Inclusion Tool in Review At the start of 2021 Siyakwazi launched the Inclusion Tool. The tool is a comprehensive assessment which focuses on 5 key areas of development in which children are measured based on what they are able to do within each development area or subcategory.  Gross & Fine Motor Cognitive & Maths…

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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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