2017 Impumelelo Social Innovations Platinum Award

Bright Kid Foundation is honoured to be the recipient of this prestigious award. It is a testament to the Bright Kid Foundation ECDC program delivering high quality certified ECD infrastructure  - a significant, sustainable investment in South Africa’s children.


Department of Social Development Endorsement

The Department of Social Development has endorsed the Bright Kid Foundation:

"Bright Kid Foundation is able to deliver complete Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDCs) to remote rural areas and informal settlements... We encourage investment in ECDCs, as the DSD has prioritized Early Childhood Development as vitally important for the future of South Africa's children."

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Booktainer® Libraries

There is a dire need for well stocked libraries run by trained librarians in deserving primary schools. More than 16 000 public schools in South Africa do not have libraries...




Our MANTAG Certification

Edutainer® Comments

We find the Edutainer® concept to be imaginative cost-effective and it contributes significantly to reducing the backlog of facilities for Early Childhood Development in South Africa."
Eric Atmore, CEO Centre for Early Childhood Development
Sustainability in Sobambisana
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 15:17

A Case Study in perseverance - It takes a village to raise a child”

This case study illustrates not only the sustainability of a community initiated and supported ECD Centre, but also the grit and determination they displayed in trying to do the best for their children and so give them a head start to formal education that all parents aspire to - whoever they are and wherever they find themselves – no matter how long it takes...

Mitford Edutainer Report
Monday, 16 May 2016 15:13

Exactly 20 years ago, in 1996, concern was expressed in Mitford village, Nthabethemba district, about the number of young children who were growing up without access to preschool education in a safe and secure learning environment...

Tyhilulwazi Preschool Edutainer® opens
Monday, 07 November 2016 13:28

"Lord Williams on Wednesday opened the ... perfect Tyhilulwazi Preschool in Extension 7 in Grahamstown," reports Dispatch LIVE.

Opening Ceremonies in the Eastern Cape
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 19:30

Three new early Childhood Development Centres funded by the OMT were recently opened in the Eastern Cape with great celebrations and joy. One of the new Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDCs) is already registered and receiving a subsidy, and we expect the others to follow shortly.

Outhay Edutainer Delivery - Report
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 00:00

With mounting excitement and a sense of anticipation the assembled ECD community awaited the arrival of the delivery truck bringing their Edutainer. No-one in the assembled group actually quite sure of what they were receiving as only the 2 preschool teachers had ever seen a picture of an Edutainer, let alone actually visited one.