Improving children’s developmental outcomes through the Community Work Programme
The government’s Community Work Programme (CWP) provides regular, predictable part-time employment in communities where poverty is deep, endemic, and intractable, and where sustainable livelihoods are difficult to maintain. According to the early childhood development programme, ITEC, a percentage of CWP participants also have the inclination and skills to provide essential social services such as caring for marginalised children and families, and helping parents to cope better. In this learning brief they explain how they have been channeling human resources towards early childhood development through the CWP. Read it here.