Develop Relations with NGOs

NGOs, NPOs, and any other non-local organisations were vital to the reblocking process including social opportunities as they often have access to greater resources.  These organisations are site specific, but some of the organisations we worked with in Flamingo Crescent operate nationally across in South Africa.

SDI South African Alliance: CORC and ISN

The EL Child facility

The EL Child facility

  • Mobilization Phase
  • Savings
  • Enumeration
  • Community Based Planning
  • Networking with Government Departments
  • Implementation
  • Organize Community Driven Development
  • Organize community working teams

Excellent Life Child (EL Child)

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Supports wholesome education
  • Programming support
  • Health Awareness
  • AIDS testing and awareness

Early Learning Resource Unit (ELRU)

The Early Learning Resource Unit

The Early Learning Resource Unit

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Teacher Training Programs
  • Level 4 ECD Basic Skills Training
  • Level 5 College Course
  • Material Support
  • Books and Posters
  • Health Awareness
  • AIDS testing and support training

Centre for Early Childhood Development (CECD)

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Material Resources
  • Build, Upgrade and support ECD
  • Integrated ECD Programs
  • Teacher Training
  • Literacy, Numbers and Life Skills

Touching the Earth Lightly (TTEL)

  • Structural design and construction of green structures

The Share Mission Foundation of South Africa

  • Administrative Support
  • Monetary Support
  • Health Programs

CORC and ISN play a lead role in the reblocking process as they mobilized the community leadership and facilitate communication between those leaders and the government.

In Flamingo Crescent specifically, many of the other above organisations played a lead role in organising a crèche.  This network organized the funding, design, construction, and facilitation of the institution, in addition to supplying materials, training and administrative needs such as registration with the state, grants, subsidies, and tax breaks.