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Philile is a non-profit organisation that exists to transform the lives of children and communities in South Africa through early childhood development services.


You Are Helping South Africa Take Steps Towards Prosperity

Skills development is vital to eliminating poverty and reducing inequality. This is recognised universally by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), where SDG 4 highlights the need to “substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills”. In South Africa, it is emphasised in the National Development Plan (NDP) 2030, there is an entire Act on it and it is one of

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Why Early Education is Critical to Future Success

Changes in globalisation, technology and work are rapidly transforming the world we live in. This ‘new’ world either holds the promise of a beautiful future that is more connected, efficient and equal, or a future of struggle and increased inequality, as unprepared communities are unable to keep the pace. The answer to avoiding the latter and harnessing the former lies in transforming the education

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Crossing the Monitoring and Evaluation Bridge in Education – Together

Is there a point to an educational intervention if it doesn’t arrive at the destination it was created for in the first place? Dreaming up a vision to build into the lives of our future generations can be simple, especially in a country like South Africa, where there are so many young minds ripe with potential. It might even come naturally to develop solutions

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