Social Franchising and ECD

Lessons for South Africa

A social franchise is significantly different from a commercial one, because it is set up to maximise social impact rather than profits. However, a social franchise does draw from systems and processes used in commercial franchising to provide a consistent range of services, by creating an organised network of providers.

Social franchising is being used all over the world as a game-changing strategy for providing essential services at scale.

This article, written by Carol-Ann Foulis, discussed the value and application possibilities for the South African ECD sector. Published by Ilifa in 2014.