Helping our ECD partners through lockdown

[su_row][su_column size=”1/2″] PPE support for ECD centres R5500 provides PPE for 1 ECD centre which includes: Cloth masks for children and staff (2 each), gloves, sanitizers, bar soaps, deep cleaning material and a thermometer. [/su_column] [su_column size=”1/2″] Financial support for ECD practitioners We’re also conscious of a long term, socio-economic impact, post lockdown. Practitioners will continue […]

Newsletter – September 2018

A NEW ERA BEGINS! We’re growing and refreshing our image! We are pleased to announce that ASHA Trust has changed its name to The Early Care Foundation. ASHA has enjoyed a rich and meaningful 80-year history in early childhood development (ECD) in Gauteng, having evolved from an association established in Soweto in 1938. Over the […]

Newsletter – Women’s Month August 2018

A big day for ASHA! Tuesday 24 July 2018 was an auspicious day in the history of the ASHA Trust. It involved an extremely high-level visit to the organisation and a certification ceremony for 88 ECD practitioners. During the recent Chinese State Visit, which preceded the BRICS summit, Dr Tshepo Motsepe, South Africa’s First Lady […]

The Early Care Foundation Newsletter – July 2018

Two new accredited teacher training courses A big part of what makes the immediate future particularly exciting for The Early Care Foundation is the launch of the new national Early Childhood Development (ECD) Level 3 practitioner qualification. The Early Care Foundation has campaigned for years for a lower entry point for studies towards a formal […]