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.



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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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Our MANTAG Certification

Edutainer® Comments

We recently visited one of our most successful Edutainers®, at Delft in the Cape townships which is a prime example of what happens when the whole process works properly. A very dedicated girl, operating from a tiny site (the container barely squeezes in).... It feeds on being an evident success, parents want their children to go there and pay the fees."
Richard Carss, The Zoë Carss Educational Trust Annual Report
Nedbank opens edutainer® at Tsunyane Primary in North West

On November 30th 2011, Nedbank celebrated the opening of a new Edutainer® at the Tsunyane primary School in the North West near Rustenberg.

 


Thulani Sibeko and Kone Gugushe of the Nedbank Foundation cut the ribbon of the Edutainer® pre-school classroom. In addition to the Edutainer®, Nedbank donated mobile library and soccer kits to this outstanding school which started from a garage in 1978 with 1 teacher, and today caters for 328 learners from grade R to grade 6 with the staff compliment of ten and three non-teaching support staff. This delivery was Nedbank's 10th Edutainer®.