Most of South Africa’s children are surviving, but too many are failing to thrive and achieve their full potential, and this is costing the economy billions in lost human potential. Investing in children – and particularly in violence prevention, networks of care, nutrition, education and inclusive services – would drive the next wave of social […]
The South African Child Gauge 2016 by the Children’s Institute at the University of Cape Town has recently been released and – focusing the theme of Children and Social Assistance – it offers an interesting spotlight on the Child Support Grant (CSG). Here follows some very encouraging facts shared in the publication relating to the benefits of the CSG […]
Tags: Child Gauge, Child Support Grant, Resourceful Young Children
Posted on 7 March 2017 under DGMT Points of Interest, Opportunity 4: Reflection and Analysis, Opportunity 5: Reflection and Analysis, Resourceful Young Children.
The 10th issue of the South African Child Gauge, focusing on the theme of youth and the intergenerational transmission of poverty, was released last week on the 10th of November  by the University of Cape Town’s Children’s Institute. It examines the situation of young people aged 15 – 24 and highlights the need for a range of interventions that continue to […]
Tags: Child Gauge, Enterprising School Leavers, Youth
Posted on 16 November 2015 under DGMT Points of Interest, Enterprising School Leavers, Opportunity 10: Reflection and Analysis, Opportunity 10: Resources and Toolboxes, Opportunity 9: Reflection and Analysis, Opportunity 9: Resources and Toolboxes.