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
First Sportainer Delivered!

 

On June 28th 2012 Bright Kid Foundation delivered it's first Sportainer sponsored by Altus Sports, GIZ (which is the official German Government Development Corporation designed to promote development through sport) and the National Lottery Board.

 

The Sportainer will act as a clubhouse and will also be used to train the Altus Sports leaders. Altus Sports uses sport to train young people in leadership abilities and this training has a beneficial effect on the community. The Sportainer will act as a secure and attractive place for young sportsmen and women to have training meetings.