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Community Parenting

Home-Based ECD is supported by community parenting sessions to equip parents with information and skills to meaningfully play their roles in their children’s education and development.

The methodologies used capitalize on the knowledge base generated by families on the basis of their work experiences, social practices and social history (funds of knowledge) like; games, plays, songs, stories, riddles. Therefore, our model draws on families’ strengths, capacities and assets rather than their deficiencies.

The model is designed to run along the following principles; work within the wider systems of the lead ECD government ministries for integration into existing national systems and policies; community ownership and agency; integrated and multi – sectoral services; priority on quantity while working incrementally on quality