With the support of businesses, government, faith communities, foundations and individuals, the Kgosi Neighbourhood Foundation (KNF) offers low cost education and meals to children aged between 4-6 who are living in poverty in Jeppestown, Johannesburg.
KNF has assisted more than 1 000 chidren since it was founded in 2004.
'School readiness reflects a child's ability to succeed both academically and socially in a school environment' (Paediatrics Child Health:2007)
Three of our Grade R students from Wings of Hope School were chosen to receive a bursary from the Mary Oppenheimer & Daughters Foundation to further their studies at Dominican Convent Primary School.
The Grade R and pre-Grade R classes at Wings Of Hope school visited the Johannesburg Zoo as a learning experience. It is important for children to see the different types of animals that they learn about in person and possibly get to touch them.
Wings of Hope school hosted ther annual school concert which was a fun and successful event indeed.
According to the 2019 South African Early Childhood Review study which was conducted by Ilifa Labantwana, an early childhood development programme, about 1.1 million children aged between 3-5 in South Africa do not attend an early childhood learning programme.
It seems as though the storm of violence and riots has finally settled in and around Jeppestown.
There are many people who help us in and around the community and it is great learning about how they help us in our day-to-day-activities. These people include teachers, doctors, police officers, fire fighters, chefs and so on.
Our learners and staff members join in the fun at Dominican Day as hosted by Dominican Convent School
Not even winter can stop the fun of playing out in the bit of sunshine for all the learners at Wings Of Hope School and Dominican Convent School Pre-primary
Pritchard is more than thankful for his new comfortable wheelchair to easily move around with
The learners at Wings of School make their mark for Nelson Mandela Day by cleaning up in and around their community