The ideal approach to ACE's is preventative and focuses on reducing the sources of stress in individuals lives, whether basic needs like food, housing, and diapers, or more entrenched sources of stress, like community crime, discrimination, or poverty. The DO MORE FOUNDATION directs their activities to this preventative approach in order to create better tomorrow for the young children of SA.

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The ideal approach to ACEs is preventative and focuses on reducing the sources of stress in individuals lives, whether basic needs like food, housing, and diapers, or more entrenched sources of stress, like community crime, discrimination, or poverty. The DO MORE FOUNDATION directs their activities to this preventative approach in order to create better tomorrow for the young children of SA. 

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Routines help young children to feel safe in a time where everybody else worries. Here are a few ideas on basic routines to follow during the day.

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PARENTING TIP #1: One on One time.

Can’t go to work? Schools closed? Worried about money? It is normal to feel stressed and overwhelmed. School shutdown is also a chance to make better relationships with our children and teenagers. One-on-One time is free and fun. It makes children feel loved and secure, and shows them that they are important

Info credit: UNICEF and Parenting for Lifelong Health initiative
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Last month, we had the privilege of hosting our 15th Worcester Young Child Forum where we were joined by Adriane Petersen (Department of Health) as our guest speaker. The forum focused on nutrition and provided attendees with key insights and practical knowledge on how to promote child health at their ECD Centres and within their ECE programmes.

Find out more about this initiative here >>https://sway.office.com/C75cz12f9Puag9gr?ref=Link
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Last month, we had the privilege of hosting our 15th Worcester Young Child Forum where we were joined by Adriane Petersen (Department of Health) as our guest speaker. The forum focused on nutrition and provided attendees with key insights and practical knowledge on how to promote child health at their ECD Centres and within their ECE programmes. 

Find out more about this initiative here >>https://sway.office.com/C75cz12f9Puag9gr?ref=Link

SmartStart has zero-rated the information and resource pages on its website. You can now access information about COVID-19 and a range of home learning activities and tips for keeping children safe during the #lockdown. You do not need data or airtime to access or download from the pages - check out the page

smartstart.datafree.co/everyweekcounts

Let’s make sure #EveryWeekCounts and #StopTheSpread with these fun and engaging activities while you #StayAtHome.SmartStart has zero-rated the information and resource pages on its website. You can now access information about COVID-19 and a range of home learning activities and tips for keeping children safe during the #lockdown. You do not need data or airtime to access or download from the pages - check out the pages at https://smartstart.datafree.co/everyweekcounts
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SmartStart has zero-rated the information and resource pages on its website. You can now access information about COVID-19 and a range of home learning activities and tips for keeping children safe during the #lockdown. You do not need data or airtime to access or download from the pages - check out the page 

 https://smartstart.datafree.co/everyweekcounts

Let’s make sure #EveryWeekCounts and #StopTheSpread with these fun and engaging activities while you #StayAtHome.

 

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Celebrating another year of #DoingMore with the local Department of Health in Nkomazi. Thank you for your commitment to the "Leave No Young Child Behind" Initiative and for continuing to partner with us to roll out key health services for the young children of Nkomazi. Together we can #DoMore!

More info on the initiative >> domore.org.za/project-pillars/domore-for-young-children/
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Celebrating another year of #DoingMore with the local Department of Health in Nkomazi. Thank you for your commitment to the Leave No Young Child Behind Initiative and for continuing to partner with us to roll out key health services for the young children of Nkomazi. Together we can #DoMore! 

More info on the initiative >> https://domore.org.za/project-pillars/domore-for-young-children/

A huge thank you goes out to all of our partners who joined us for the #DoMorePlay campaign earlier this year! We are delighted to have concluded training with the ECD practitioners who received a "playkit" for their ECD Centre. Thank you for your generosity and commitment to helping build strong young minds in our communities!

Find out more >>> domore.org.za/2020/03/08/thank-you-for-helping-us-domoreplay/ Together we can #DoMore
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