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Lego: Adding colour to playtime

UNICEF South Africa/2015/Reddy

“Tomatoes are red and apples are green” exclaim an enthusiastic group of twenty three-year-olds at the Diepsloot Pre-School as they proudly hold up red and green Lego bricks in their little hands. Colour identification is but one way that Lego is being as a teaching tool by teachers at this light-filled sanctuary that lies in the middle of the noisy, energetic township of Diepsloot north of Johannesburg.

A brighter future beckons through Isibindi

UNICEF South Africa/2016/Reddy

As one leaves the city of East London on South Africa’s southern coast, the winding gravel road is a reminder of the large swathes of South Africa that are still rural and in which the challenges of rural poverty are real.Near the top of a winding road, is the small, neat house, with a large yard, belonging to 17-year-old Siphokazi Adams. Tall and lean with an infectious energy and laugh, this confident young woman is a proud example of the success of the Isibindi programme.

Elements of the Financial and Economic Costs of Disability to Households in South Africa

Elements of the Financial and Economic Costs of Disability to Households in South Africa - A pilot study

  

     

    
This report assesses the factors at play in reducing the economic vulnerability of households with children with disabilities. Primary data was obtained for disability-related out-of-pocket costs associated with key areas such as education, health and employment.

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