Newsletters


Helping our ECD partners through lockdown

  Our strength lies in our long reach into 54 compromised communities in four provinces. We’ve established trust relationships and reliable communications networks with hundreds of ECD sites. We are currently active in over 280 small Early Childhood Development (ECD) businesses that reach approximately 12 000 families and 34 000…


Early Childhood Development

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…


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…

First Lady of China visit

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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…