You have probably come across these common misconceptions about Early Childhood Development in South Africa at some point. Maybe on social media, maybe in the comment section of a news website, or maybe during a heated argument at a social gathering. We decided set the facts straight by gathering the evidence to debunk 10 stubborn ECD myths.
Myth 4: People spend the Child Support Grant on alcohol!
The Fact: People who receive the Child Support Grant are most likely going to spend it on food, school fees, school uniforms and electricity – in that order. This review of the grant explains in detail.
Read all 10 of the myths around Early Childhood Development here.