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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UNICEF publish article on The Bright Kid Foundation

UNICEF Publishes Article on The Bright Kid Foundation


UNICEF South Africa has published an article entitled The Bright Kid Foundation: A true commitment to early childhood development, which takes a look at the work The Bright Kid Foundation is doing in the crucial arena of early childhood development in under-resourced communities. From the article:


"UNICEF believes that early learning and development opportunities provide children with the best start in life and help them to grow up to be healthy, happy secure adults; and that the innovative and collaborative approach of the Bright Kid Foundation helps expand such opportunities for young children – one ECD centre container at a time."



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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."