5 reasons why ECD is the best investment a country can make.

QUICK FACT: Quality ECD (Early Childhood Development) is globally recognized as the most impactful investment in human capital that a country can make. ECD is a national priority. As it should be. Investment in quality early learning yields high levels of return on investment. The impact can be seen immediately and incredibly, the long-term effects … Read more

Testimonial: Jennifer Crossley’s ECD Centre is a beacon for quality education in Maitland

Dreams of opening a quality pre-school centre in her community Meet Jennifer Crossley, a qualified Grade R teacher from Maitland, a low-income area in Cape Town, South Africa. After experiencing first-hand how children who are unprepared for Grade R eventually drop out of school, turning to drugs, gangs and crime; she dreamed of opening a … Read more

GROW Educare Centres launches 15 new preschool franchises in disadvantaged communities

new grow educare centres open 2020

January 2020: From Merewent to Midrand to Manenberg. All over South Africa, young children whose parents believe in the power of education to eradicate poverty are arriving at their pre-school, ready to learn through play. GROW Educare Centres is a local nonprofit organisation that partners with Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre owners through a social … Read more

2020 Applications open: Become a GROW Educare Centre Franchise

We empower qualified, passionate women to own and run successful high quality ECD centres in low-income communities through our proven social franchise model.

Are you ready to run the best Early Childhood Development centre in your neighbourhood? A centre that is safe, beautiful and well equipped, with excellent teachers, where happy children are learning every day? A centre where you are a leader and role-model for the community, a professional businesswoman? ***NOTE: APPLICATIONS CLOSED 29 FEB 2020*** Are … Read more

5-Star Upgrades for three top-performing Educare Centres in under-resourced neighbourhoods

We empower qualified, passionate women to own and run successful high quality ECD centres in low-income communities through our proven social franchise model.

5-Star Upgrades for three top-performing Educare Centres in under-resourced neighbourhoods Three ECD centres achieve 5 Star rating For many children from Philippi, Maitland and Durban a safe, loving, and constructive pre-school environment is simply a dream. Three educare owners are challenging the current situation and are the first to deliver 5 Star ECD education, making … Read more