Photographer Wandie Mesatywa is incredibly resilient as you will read in this essay, in which she shares her story from being a youngster in rural Eastern Cape to becoming a teaching and exhibiting artist. What makes a person resilient? Are we born that way? Do you have it or you don’t? Wandie takes us on […]
Posted on 5 Nov 2019
We are proud to release the second issue of our Human Factor publication. Entitled ‘The heart of parenting – how the alchemy of love, hope and fear prepares children for life’, this issue explores the power of parents as their children’s first educators and their right to continue to champion their children’s education throughout schooling.
Posted on 23 Oct 2019
The transition into parenthood is a vulnerable time for women. A mother’s mental health can negatively affect the development of her baby and this can be especially problematic during the ‘First 1 000 Days’ of her child’s life, which plays a vital role in allowing him or her to grow up to be happy, healthy and […]
Tags: baby, child, Child vulnerability, children, Embrace, Hands-on Learning, infant, Learning Brief, Mother, Motherhood, Mothers, Movement for Mothers, parent, parenthood, Parenting, parents, post-natal, pre-natal, pregnancy
Posted on 20 Feb 2019
The message behind Mandela Day is that we all have the ability and responsibility to change the world for the better. In theory many people agree with this sentiment, judging from the 2.8K likes that a Nelson Mandela quote like “our society needs to re-establish a culture of caring” can garner on the Nelson Mandela […]