Ikhwezi Educare

Our Purpose To give disadvantaged children the best possible start in life


Ikhwezi, which means ‘Morning Star’ in isiXhosa, is a pre-school in the Xolanaledi Township in Grabouw in the Western Cape. The school is situated in an informal settlement. Most learners live in shacks and their parents earn a marginal living from seasonal fruit-picking.

our Mission To meet the education and nutritional needs of as many preschool children in the Xolanaledi Township as our resources allow.

To achieve this goal:

• Our tuition must be as affordable as possible
• Our teachers must have the most appropriate qualifications
• Our tuition must prepare our learners optimally for their next step
• We must make the best use of our premises to achieve our vision
• We must provide a safe, healthy and harmonious environment that is conducive to bringing     out the best in our learners.
• Develop and empower our staff so that they can take over the management of Ikhwezi

The DetailsSee exactly how we accomplish our goals.


Step 1: Careful Planning

We have 10 staff members who rigorously plan our education curriculum so that the children receive only the best education

Step 2: Team Assembly

We have regular meetings with our valued Trustee and Governing Body to ensure the school is always on the right track

Step 3: Follow Through

We ensure we reach our goals and take stock of how many children we have managed to uplift each year

The InfoOur stats at a glance.