Lego: Adding colour to playtime
“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
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