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The Institute of Training and Education for Capacity-building (ITEC) envisages a child-friendly South Africa where all children are able to access opportunities for optimal development.

We believe that children have the right to live in a safe, caring, and stimulating environment, and that they deserve the care and education that will equip them for tomorrow's world.

  If you would like to donate, please contact us at 043 7438333. We have Section 18A status -  your donation is tax deductible. 

Reach! Our partners working in Amajingqi

Watch this beautiful video produced by our partners ‘Reach! It shows the wonderful early childhood work they do in partnership with ITEC and Inkosi Ngwenyathi Dumalisile in AmaJingqi, a rural area of South Africa.

Resources for parents and children from Unicef South Africa

Unicef South Africa has a wealth of resources for South African parents to help during the Coronavirus crisis.

Click on the picture below to go to their website.  You can find playful learning activities for children at home, as well as ideas for active learning at home for Grade R to 9. 

Book clubs for children

Visiting the library to inspire readers

One our Reading Assistants at Kruisfontein Primary School accompanied the Grade 3 learners and teacher on a visit to their town library in Humansdorp.  Nathalene, the Reading Assistant, said “The kids were so excited and some of them decided to enrol at the library as well. It was a great experience for them.”

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Start your own children’s book club

A love of reading starts from a love of stories – and all children love to hear stories!  Here are some tips for starting your own children’s book club.