South Africa - Preparing children for the future
Poverty, Aids, disease and other socio-economic conditions affect children’s capacity to learn. Early Child Development programs are important in addressing the preparedness of children for the education system. An ECD program in South Africa is scoring successes in improving young children’s capacity to develop and learn.
+Child Soldiers demobilized in Sudan
+Child alert Congo
Guest - Tineke Uys, director of Thusano, South Africa
00:00 - Intro
00:53 - Newsbytes: Sudan and Congo
02:52 - Musical Interlude: Daara J
04:30 - Preparing children for the future: A look at a South African early child development program
15:36 - Ends
Sudan People's Liberation Army child soldiers demobilised in the south
D R Congo: Child Alert - Children caught in war
More @Africafiles.org – http://www.africafiles.org
Africafiles.org – http://www.africafiles.org
African Children’s Choir - http://www.africanchildrenschoir.com
Daara J - http://www.wrasserecords.com/artists/info/50.html
Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund - http://www.mandela-children.ca
Bringing the light of education (story by Silence Genti) Link 1 | Link 2
O Sifuni Mungu, It Takes A Whole Village, African Children’s Choir
Boomerang, Boomerang. Daara J, Wrasse Records
- To assist the A Re Direng as well other projects supported by the Nelson Mandela's Children Fund, please visit http://www.mandela-children.ca
- Many thanks to Sarah Storm for facilitating the interview with Tineke Uys
Pulse is produced by Africafiles.org in association with the Rabble Podcast Network.
Thank you for reading this story...
More people are reading rabble.ca than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all. But media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our only supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help.
If everyone who visits rabble and likes it chipped in a couple of dollars per month, our future would be much more secure and we could do much more: like the things our readers tell us they want to see more of: more staff reporters and more work to complete the upgrade of our website.
We’re asking if you could make a donation, right now, to set rabble on solid footing in 2017.