The Unlimited Child
If a child does not receive effective stimulation between 0 and 7 part of their brain will wither and die.
This process is irreversible and means their potential in life is severely stunted. In South Africa this applies to over 6 million children – if they are to have a future, immediate intervention is needed.
the unlimited child is a proactive Section 21 NPO that addresses this problem by supplying créches with educational toys and training for care-givers. Launched in 2008, the organisation has reached over 501 crèches and over 48 500 children. It has also trained 1500 care-givers.
the unlimited child aims to reach 25 000 crèches throughout South Africa but additional funding and duplication of the model is required.
For further information please visit www.theunlimitedchild.co.za
The Unlimited Child South Pole Expedition succeeds! The team walked 111km in temperatures of -40C to raise awareness for early childhood development. Visit the blog to read more..