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£1,940
raised of £4,000 target by 16 supporters

    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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      Supporters

      16

      • Marc Strehle

        Marc Strehle

        Mar 31, 2021

        To help the kids!

        £20.00

      • James & Tina Gardiner

        James & Tina Gardiner

        Mar 30, 2021

        Wonderful initiative!

        £100.00

      • Nidhi G

        Nidhi G

        Mar 8, 2021

        There is no greater gift then the gift of education. Great job pinks 💕

        £180.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Mar 1, 2021

        Keep up the great work Pinks.

        £100.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Feb 9, 2021

        To sponsor a child

        £126.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 8, 2020

        Always doing great things! Thanks for always inspiring me :)

      • Rotary E-Club of Riddarfjarden, Sweden

        Rotary E-Club of Riddarfjarden, Sweden

        Jun 18, 2020

        Donation collected to LearnToPlay

        £272.00

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      Priyanka Handa

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      Gaborone, Botswana

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