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Our Children 

Lwandle is a densely populated area of 1.2 km in radius with 20,000 people living in 6500 households. 22% of the population are 9 years old and under; half of these are in the 0–4 year-old age group numbering approximately 2200. Parents and caregivers of the children are mostly employed in the Helderberg Basin, largely within the building industry, domestic work, or restaurants; although as many as 60% are still unemployed. Most of the children are of South African-isiXhosa heritage. Emyezweni Preschool is a haven where the small children of Lwandle can play, learn and develop to be ready for life and advance in their education journey.

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"Ndithembise ukuba uya kuhlala ukhumbula: unesibindi kunokuba ukholelwa kwaye unamandla kunokuba ubonakala kwaye uhlakaniphile kunokuba ucinga "

"Promise me you'll always remember:

you are braver than you believe and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think."

Winnie the Pooh, A.A Milne

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