Keep all children on track by Grade 4

Keep all children on
track by Grade 4


The source of human capital is young children. There is potential for success in every child – even those from the poorest home circumstances.

If children are still ‘on track’ by Grade 4 – if they are able to read and do basic Maths at the expected level – they will generally stay on track to Grade 9 and then successfully complete their schooling.

Visit our strategy page to read more about our plan for a flying nation.

Keep all children on track by Grade 4

We have identified 4 opportunities to
keep children on track by Grade 4:

We also support a number of pivotal projects or key partnerships that we believe are, or will in the future, play an important role in keeping children on track by Grade 4.

Click on an opportunity, project or collection to learn more about it.


Innovation Edge
Grow Great
The state of ECD in South Africa
How to get South  Africa reading

Opportunity 4

Give every child the benefit of early childhood development

Opportunity 5

Stop nutritional stunting among children under two years

Opportunity 6

Make sure every child is ready to read by the time they go to school

Opportunity 6

Build simple, loving connections for every child

Human Factor 2

What will bring  about the next real change in South Africa?


View all 10 opportunities here.

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