Sinekhona: We have talent

Supporting parents of children with disabilities through Skills Development At the start of June 2019, an exciting new project kicked off with the Siyakwazi team and some of their partners. ‘Sinekhono’, translated form isiZulu as ‘We have talent’ is an initiative which upskills parents/ caregivers of children with disabilities. The first project kicked off with […]

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Spreading Awareness over the Heritage Weekend

Participation from parents is so critical for preparing children for a successful school career. For children with severe disabilities where attending a mainstream school is not an option, it’s even more important that parents are equipped with the tools and information that they need to successfully support and stimulate their child in the home. With […]

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Our 67 Minutes for Mandela Day

To honour what would have been his 100th Birthday, our team challenged themselves on Mandela Day (18 July 2018) to 67 minutes of active awareness creation amongst parents and caregivers in the community about why #inclusionmatters. Why does awareness matter? Inclusion is not just about a few activities during creche or school time that provide […]

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Heronbridge College Gets Hands on with Community Outreach

On 23 April 2017, a group of enthusiastic Grade 11’s from Heronbridge College made their way down from a somewhat colder Gauteng to join the Siyakwazi team and teachers at Madabalaza ECD Centre in Kwanzimakwe. It was a week of community outreach and collaboration, inspiring new learnings and important reflections to take home. Cathy shares […]

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