Systems Change in KZN
This article describes Ilifa’s work in KwaZulu-Natal province, which attempted to increase access to the Essential Package of ECD services for children from low-income communities.
The Essential Package comprises five areas of intervention:
1. primary level maternal and child health interventions
2. nutritional support
3. social services
4. support for primary caregivers
5. early learning
Ilifa supported five government departments – Health, Social Development, Education, Arts & Culture, and Sports & Recreation – at provincial and district level.