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Play Builds Brains

Play Builds Brains

Play Builds Brains. Let's Play! 

One of the most overlooked and undervalued approaches to developing cognitive, social and emotional capital is play. Research over the past 30 years has taught us that play is one of the most important ways in which young children gain essential knowledge and build more complex, higher-order skills such as creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.

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KZN hit by floods for the second time

KZN hit by floods for the second time

Floods and torrential rains hit South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal for the second time in two months.
Torrential rains have once again created havoc for families in eastern South Africa, just a month after the worst floods in living memory killed more than 400 people and made nearly 7,000 people homeless.
 

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Emergency Alert - KZN Floods

Emergency Alert - KZN Floods

Save the Children calls for greater protection of children as KwaZulu-Natal floods cause devastation.

Save the Children is gravely concerned about the safety of children as heavy flooding claims the lives of more than 300 people including children in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal and with more heavy rains expected.

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352 children murdered in SA (Oct to Dec 2021)

352 children murdered in SA (Oct to Dec 2021)

More than 350 children murdered in South Africa between Oct and Dec 2021

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2021 MTN Award for Social Change.

2021 MTN Award for Social Change.

Save the Children and partners win the 2021 MTN Award for Social Change.

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The effect of school closure on children

The effect of school closure on children

School closure –  many children were left out
 

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