Weʼve raised £1,940 to swing children to success with a new playground for the Kavimba community where Learn to Play is building a new playgroup center.
- Gaborone, Botswana
- Funded on Friday, 30th April 2021
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Learn To Play, or Ithute Go Tshameka in Setswana, enables mothers in vulnerable communities to establish child-centred, developmentally-appropriate, and culturally-relevant playgroups. We operate in disadvantaged communities where poverty is high and most children don’t have any exposure to early childhood education.
Our programme utilises an untapped resource as the key change-agent: Mothers. In each community 6 marginalised Mamapreneurs are empowered to improve their children’s education and development using recyclable and reusable materials as well as natural materials from their local environment.
This means that the resources and people-power are readily available and the Playgroup can be delivered, scaled and sustained at low-cost. In fact, you can sponsor a child to attend our Playgroups for less than $1 a day.
Each community receives a ‘Playgroup in a Box’, containing everything that a team of mamapreneurs needs to run their own playgroup: a daily curriculum; a low-cost resource development guide; stories, charts and other learning tools - which are all available in both English and Setswana.
There are 3 key philosophies that underpin our programme and our approach:
1. Learning through play
2. Uplifting women's opportunities
3. High-impact, low-cost
Our playgroups ensure that both the mamapreneurs and children walk away having gained positively from the experience, where children are better equipped for the next stage of life as a result of our intervention - breaking the cycle of poverty and lack of opportunity.
Quality early childhood intervention for children under five should not be a luxury.
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Mar 31, 2021
To help the kids!
James & Tina Gardiner
Mar 30, 2021
Mar 8, 2021
There is no greater gift then the gift of education. Great job pinks 💕
Mar 1, 2021
Keep up the great work Pinks.
Feb 9, 2021
To sponsor a child
Aug 8, 2020
Always doing great things! Thanks for always inspiring me :)
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Jun 18, 2020
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