The ECD Programme helps centres with:
• Donations: MOWFSDA collects and delivers material donations, including educational toys, blankets, books and clothing.
• Nutritional support: MOWFSDA provides a nutritious meal for every child, every day.
• Government registration: MOWFSDA helps centres qualify and register for state subsidies.
• Mentorship: SAFSDA stands alongside centre staff throughout the journey to sustainability.
• Capacity building: The organisation provides training to principals, teachers and care givers in a first aid, hygiene, nutrition, parenting skills, HIV/Aids, grief and trauma counselling, fundraising, financial management, computer skills, inclusive education, and arts and crafts.
• Teacher development: MOWFSDA staff to enrol in and access bursaries for SAQA-accredited modules in early childhood education.
• Structural upgrades: SAFSDA renovates existing structures and build new centres to provide adequate space, proper sanitation and protection from the elements.
• Activities and outings: SAFSDA staff and volunteers run regular interactive workshops with children.
• Access to resources: SAFSDA further helps centres raise money, access resources and equipment, and develop partnerships with resource and training organisations