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To lead a young child by the hand

WOMEN

ACHIEVERS

IN ECD Moyahabo Vivian Ramorwalo Organisation: Ntataise Trust

‘’Seeing children in my village who stay home with their grandmothers inspired me to go on and study ECD so that I can help those children to get an opportunity to have ECD education.’’ Moyahabo had a love for children from an early age. A�er obtaining her matric cer�ficate she decided to study ECD at Pretoria College in 1997-1998. She then volunteered at Moteku Preschool, based in the Botlokwa Municipality in Limpopo, and was soon offered a permanent posi�on. Moyahabo’s passion for and commitment to ECD and children mo�vated many prac��oners and caregivers in the area. Recogni�on of this was when she was selected as Chairperson for the Botlokwa Preschools Associa�on. In April 2004, Moyahabo saw an opportunity to share her knowledge and inspire others by working as an ECD Fieldworker at Thušanang Trust. Moyahabo is grateful for her mentors, Karin Boyum and Terry Morgan, both of whom guided and supported her to become an ECD

Assessor and Facilitator. Moyahabo does not only work with prac��oners, but also works with her community. She facilitates a Parent Support Programme and manages the Sinamandla Self Help Groups (SHGs). Most of the women part of these groups were ini�ally unemployed and unaware of the importance of ECD. Many of them have now started their own small businesses to generate an income to be able to afford the fees for their children to go to Preschools. They have also realised the importance of reading to and playing with their children at home.

Profile for Ntataise Trust

Women Achievers in ECD: Moyahabo Vivian Ramorwalo  

‘’Seeing children in my village who stay home with their grandmothers inspired me to go on and study ECD so that I can help those children t...

Women Achievers in ECD: Moyahabo Vivian Ramorwalo  

‘’Seeing children in my village who stay home with their grandmothers inspired me to go on and study ECD so that I can help those children t...

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