Elevate Education for Rural South African Children

by Thanda UK
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children
Elevate Education for Rural South African Children

Summary

Providing educational opportunities to over 1000 infants, children & adults in rural South Africa to build essential life-skills, numeracy, literacy and agricultural skills. Our mission is to empower people to create their own successful lives as contributing members of society. Our holistic approach includes skills development and feeding schemes that encourage self-sufficiency. Our staff is employed from within the community and in 2022 we aim to expand our offerings to help even more people.

$35,000
total goal
$7,337
remaining
42
donors
9
monthly donors
1
fundraiser
1
year

Challenge

Mtwalume children face many challenges including malnutrition, poor access to education & a lack of emotional support or security. These inequities cause barriers to developmental, educational, & skills advancements. Without effective interventions, children growing up at the centre of these problems face no chance of succeeding. These challenges, compounded by the impacts of Covid-19 on the national economy often results in fewer meals that are required for physical development and growth too.

Solution

Locally hired and trained facilitators host Neighbourhood Learning to give children a meaningful education & develop important life skills by using stories, art, science, & maths to make lateral connections across subject areas, whilst remaining in their neighbourhood, reducing the spread of Covid-19. The new Home Visiting and Household Garden Programme's propel guardians into a role where they are confident to support their children's educational, emotional and nutritional needs.

Long-Term Impact

As the only non-profit organization supporting this under-served area, we support over 1000 children and youth, 360 Household Gardens and 400 Organic Farmers in rural South Africa. Through these programmes, we aim to empower the next generation of citizens with the knowledge and skills necessary to feel fulfilled and to contribute positively to their communities, ensuring the neighbourhood programmes impact all generations in households.

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Organization Information

Thanda UK

Location: London - United Kingdom
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @thandaproject
Project Leader:
Kirstin Rowbotham
London, United Kingdom
$27,663 raised of $35,000 goal
 
146 donations
$7,337 to go
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