Ilifa Labantwana is an innovative and ambitious Early Childhood Development programme in its second phase. The aim is to provide evidence – based on actual experience of implementation and careful evaluation – and build national consensus and mechanisms to scale up appropriate and cost effective ECD services and support for young children in South Africa 

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All children need access to certain basic support if they are to reach their potential. We have called these things Essential and put them in a Package – The Essential Package!


50% of a child’s cognitive capacity is influenced by his/her environment.

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