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Dr Tshepo Motsepe on investing in early childhood development

South Africa’s First Lady, Dr Tshepo Motsepe believes investing in early childhood development is important to reduce poverty and inequality. This was something South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa called on mining companies to do at the recent mining indaba in Cape Town. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke with Dr Motsepe…


Valentine's Benefit Concert of Love by Buskaid

Valentines Benefit Concert of Love

The Early Care Foundation is excited to be celebrating exceptional home-grown talent, on the 16th February 2019 at the Linder Auditorium. We’re hosting a, not to be missed, evening with internationally acclaimed Buskaid, Soweto String Ensemble, with a guest appearance from DJ Fresh. Buy your tickets now and support The…


Classic FM Interview

Deirdre and Ipeleng were interview on Classic FM on Wednesday, 19 September – our first media coverage as The Early Care Foundation. Content hosted by iono.fm “The best part of what I do is getting to meet such inspirational South Africans doing their best to create a future that is…

The Early Care Foundation on Classic FM

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…