China : Sichuan province, Guangxi Zhuang Minority Autonomy State
Children in vulnerable mountain communities have no chances to go to kindergarten due to lack of resources investment to preschool education
Children from vulnerable communities in cities are week at recognition, emotion and social development due to their economic and social difficulties, lack of attention to children education, especially early education, by parents.
Early childhood open community schools
To promote the accessibility and quality of preschool education in vulnerable communities, and to improve communities’ notion and ability on ECCE.
– Set up community-based ECCE model through the construction and equipment of 4 village kindergartens and 2 children friendly community centres, designing specific group activities courses for children and parents, for the benefit of 550 preschool children in vulnerable communities.
– Training for 100 local teachers and 25 professional volunteers with scientific ECCE knowledge and pedagogy.
– Enhance knowledge and skills of 720 parents and 34,000 community members’ awareness on ECCE.
China Charities Aid Foundation For Children, Chengdu, Jinjiang Social Organization Development Foundation, Chengdu Civil Bureau, Shanghai United Foundation
Mandy Li, Country Program Director
Duration / 2012-2019