WE CAN’T weather but con­trol WE CAN con­trol the out­come of early child­hood ed­u­ca­tion

A group of six South African ad­ven­tur­ers re­cently failed in their at­tempt to sum­mit the world’s high­est ac­tive vol­cano. Their mis­sion - to raise aware­ness to the plight of early child­hood ed­u­ca­tion in S.A.

Getaway (South Africa) - - ESCAPE -

The ex­pe­di­tion to Ojos del Sal­ado in South Amer­ica saw the ex­plor­ers at­tempt to peak of 6893 me­ters in the harsh­est of con­di­tions. The weather win­dow closed and they were un­able to as­cend to the peak.

“While we can­not con­trol the force of na­ture and ex­treme weather, the dif­fer­ence lies in that we, as a na­tion, can con­trol the out­come of early child ed­u­ca­tion and en­able our chil­dren to reach their full po­ten­tial.” said team leader and Chair­man of The Un­lim­ited Child, Iain Buchan.

The Un­lim­ited Child is a hugely im­pact­ful preschool pro­gramme that cur­rently af­fects over 200 000 chil­dren in 1 300 preschools across 7 prov­inces.

A pro­gramme that would no doubt res­onate with our pres­i­dent. “We know that if we are to break the cy­cle of poverty, we need to ed­u­cate the chil­dren of the poor. We have in­sisted that this should start in early child­hood.” Pres­i­dent Cyril Ramaphosa, SONA ad­dress.

We, as South Africans, have the choice to sup­port or walk away from the fu­ture po­ten­tial of chil­dren in this coun­try. The Un­lim­ited Child, makes it easy for you to help our preschool chil­dren sum­mit.

Sim­ply go to www.the­un­lim­it­ed­child.org

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