Physical and mental stimulation is not always
enough. A child needs nutritious foods; it is a vital factor to ensure a child's
healthy growth and development. Owing to the state of the communities we work in it is up to us to ensure that the children are fed for the time they attend the playgroup. An extract from Wikipedia states: "The right to food protects the right of all human beings to be free from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition." We are therefore determined to work towards ensuring every child that attends is fed and any other child (usually during school holidays) who is in need of a meal is fed too.
Holiday feeding schemes are necessary for children who are catered for during the school term but may still need a meal when schools are closed.
Parenting programs are run by our facilitators for the parents and caregivers of the children
The focus of primary caregiver programmes include: