Siyakwazi 2018: A Year in Review

Highlights form our 2018 Annual Report For Siyakwazi, 2018 was a year of many changes and accelerated growth. The introduction of new systems and tools assisted greatly in consolidating the work that we do. It is heart-warming that we have so many individuals and organisations supporting and getting behind what we do. Although we still…

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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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Growing Dreams: Siyakwazi’s Resource Centre

Siyakwazi’s Resource Centre has been a lifelong dream of our organisation. A dream conceived even before we had properly established ourselves within the KwaNzimakwe region and formalised our programmes. It is so exciting to finally see that dream grow into a reality. At the end of 2017 we saw Phase 1 of the Resource Centre…

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Spreading Awareness about what we do in Kwanzimakwe’s Schools

November saw the team embark on an outreach programme at the schools in Kwanzimakwe to support the partnerships and relationships that we have endeavoured to develop over the years. The programme involved an information session with HOD’s and Principals to create awareness about the importance of inclusion in education and how Siyakwazi can actively support…

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