Excited first pre-schoolers at Dambale

The enrollment of 20 preschoolers to the first and only, brand-new crèche in the rural village of Dambale, caused a whole lot of excitement.

Although the school-buildings were finished last year the process of getting a long list of basic equipment like tables, chairs, mattresses, cupboards and educational toys got a boost, thanks to funding from Lather skincare and a German charity.

Johanna Mudau, the newly appointed principal, enrolled 20 toddlers so far. This opens up a whole new world of necessary early childhood development for the children and the parents of Dambale.

We are happy to announce that the bright little school now has swings, a multicolored jungle gym, two slides and a sandpit. They also boast a clever, new concept that they call a Damu-circle, a round structure with benches where toddlers can discuss and debate important toddler affairs with peers in style!

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