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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Small steps to success…

Zulu Dancing

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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Supporting children with disabilities, Mbali’s Story

Woman and Child

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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Occupational Therapy to support Holistic Development

Child Therapy

The model which Siyakwazi implements, supports the holistic inclusion and development of a child with a disability. We support early identification and advocate for early intervention. In some instances, supporting developmental delays or barriers to learning, early intervention leads to prevention as we support a child through critical developmental pathways at an early age. At…

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Understanding Disability: The Complexity

Half a million children with disabilities in South Africa have been shut out of South Africa’s education system. In KwaZulu Natal, the highest number of children not accessed to any form of education, is 117 000. Most are hidden away at home and lack the opportunities to learn and progress. The medical model of disability…

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