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To live | To love | To learn

Philile is a non-profit organization that exists to transform the lives of children and disadvantaged communities in South Africa. It aims to run a full range of initiatives with in-depth focus on early childhood development.


“Education brings about opportunity, and in turn inspiration.” Bill Frist What a privilege for us to build into the lives of our ECD Practitioner’s by giving them opportunities to increase their skills and knowledge. Not only will these skills be beneficial to the Philile ECD Centre’s but also to the communities, which we operate in. It is important to us that our ECD Centre’s

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A fond farewell to Lauren

It was with much sadness that we said a fond farewell to Lauren Le Roux who has been the Principal of Philile ECD Centre’s for the last 9.5 half years. Lauren will be returning to her hometown of Cape Town and starting a new season of her life there. In 2008, Lauren was instrumental in recruiting the 8 children that commenced their pre-school education

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A fun day hosting International Guests!

It was an honour for us to host Joe, Jane and Tess Cavanaugh. The Cavanaugh’s reside in Minnesota and Joe is founder and CEO of Youth Frontiers. Youth Frontiers’ mission is to partner with schools to build communities where students thrive socially, emotionally and academically. They offer one-day retreats on timeless values like kindness, courage and respect for students. Youth Frontiers also offers educator

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