Our group would like to extend a special thank you to our sponsoring organizations.  Without their contributions and guidance, our project would not have been possible. Specifically, we would like to thank the following people.

Christopher Giles – Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading
Nomzamo Landingwe – Sikhula Sonke Early Childhood Development
Mdebuka Mthwazi – Sikhula Sonke Early Childhood Development

We would also like to thank all whom we have consulted during the conceptualization of our project.

Eric Atmore – Center for Early Childhood Development
Linda Biersteke – Early Learning Resource Unit
David Bell – Clark University


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