While it takes 30 working days for a foster care grant to be processed, checked and either approved or refused, the system has failed four orphan children from rural Tzaneen for well over a year.
As South Africa is celebrating women’s month, Reach For a Dream organisation is celebrating women who are making difference in South African medicine and making a difference in the lives of children with cancer.
Eastern Cape children between the ages of three and six are set to be the first South African children to benefit from a new learning-through-play initiative set to teach them new skills and ways of learning.
This World Obesity Day experts warn of an emerging epidemic among our nation’s children. But why is it that girls, especially those living in urban areas, have obesity rates that double their age group’s average?
A new programme aimed at addressing the high mortality rate of children under five years old has been launched in the Eastern Cape – using puppets and educational play to teach small children basic healthcare that could save their lives. Siya Booi reports…