Childhood Development

In line with the National Department of Basic Education strategy, the purpose of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) project is to manage the development, evaluation and maintenance of policy, programmes and systems for early childhood development. MOWFSDA aims to increase access to and quality of early childhood care and education. Through mentorship, training and infrastructural upgrades, we empower principals and staff to develop under-resourced edu-care centres into sustainable education providers. The programme currently partners with a number of centres within the boundaries of ...
More

Camp GLOW

Camp GLOW will be held after the third girls club. All of the girls who graduated from one of the girls clubs will be able to apply and 30 girls will be chosen by Meals on Wheels Estcourt staff to attend Camp GLOW. The Camp will be held at Greystone Camp (13 km outside of Estcourt) and will last for 3 nights. Every day will be filled with different activities and lessons designed to meet the project’s objectives. The camp will provide three meals for the campers and counsellors to enjoy together. Each day will end with time for girls to write in their journal, reflecting on the day’s activitie...
More

Girls Club

Meals on Wheels Food Security & Development Agency, the local drop-in centre, female teachers and a counterpart, will help female leaders in grades 8-12 be identified. These girls will get the opportunity to submit an application to be in the Good home Girls Club. The application will consist of questions about their leadership qualities and why they would like to be a part of the Girls Club. The applications will be reviewed by Meals on Wheels staff and 30 girls will be chosen. At the completion of each club, this process will be repeated, selecting new girls. In addition, a few girls fro...
More