Department of Social Development Endorsement

The Department of Social Development has endorsed the Bright Kid Foundation:

"Bright Kid Foundation is able to deliver complete Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDCs) to remote rural areas and informal settlements... We encourage investment in ECDCs, as the DSD has prioritized Early Childhood Development as vitally important for the future of South Africa's children."




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Booktainer® Libraries

There is a dire need for well stocked libraries run by trained librarians in deserving primary schools. More than 16 000 public schools in South Africa do not have libraries...

 

 

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Recent Projects

Sustainability in Sobambisana


A Case Study in perseverance - It takes a village to raise a child”


This case study illustrates not only the sustainability of a community initiated and supported ECD Centre, but also the grit and determination they displayed in trying to do the best for their children and so give them a head start to formal education that all parents aspire to - whoever they are and wherever they find themselves – no matter how long it takes...



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Our MANTAG Certification

Edutainer® Comments

The edutainer has really helped the school because their grade R class was being taught in toilets before the edutainer arrived. But now they are being taught in this structure. It is also helping them during winter season as they would ... drop out during this time of the year because of not being able to bear with the cold weather in dilapidated mud rondavels."
Zimkhita Macingwane,Thembesi Senior Primary School

 

2017 Impumelelo Social Innovations Platinum Award

Bright Kid Foundation is honoured to be the recipient of this prestigious award. It is a testament to the Bright Kid Foundation ECDC program delivering high quality certified ECD infrastructure  - a significant, sustainable investment in South Africa’s children.




We are thrilled to announce that the Bright Kid Foundation has been awarded the Platinum Impumelelo Award for Social Innovation for its Early Childhood Development Centre programme developed over the last 17 years.


"This is the highest award in its category. There were 65 contenders, selected from many applicants, who were evaluated on site. Of those evaluated, 25 were subsequently assessed for the award after making a presentation before a panel of judges and Stellenbosch University academics in Cape Town."