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Celebrating International Day of Play: Challenges Faced by Babies in the Cape Flats

On June 11th, we celebrate the International Day of Play. For babies in the Cape Flats, bonding through play is hindered by various factors that affect their early development and parent-infant interactions. Today’s blog highlights four key challenges: Violence and Gang Activity  The pervasive violence and gang activity in the Cape Flats create a stressful …

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Mandela Day 2020

Thula Baba relies on partners and donations to provide the Baba Bucket to incentivise parents to complete an 8-week childcare course. Help us fill more buckets and change more lives this Mandela day. Related posts: The First 1000 Days | Grow, Love and Play Thula Baba – Why We Do What We Do What are …

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Mandela Day 2019

Mandela Day 2019 was a special day for us at Thula Baba, the team attended a Do-Action Cape Town where this website was developed to allow us to springboard to future donations and partnerships to allow us to bring the Baba Bucket to more families. Related posts: Mandela Day 2018

Stimulating Your Baby’s Five Senses: The Most Effective Toys

Effective learning toys that stimulate a baby’s five sensory areas help increase infant brain development. The five senses are the most valuable tools to an infant’s growth. Sensory Stimulation There are many forms of environmental stimulation that an infant’s brain needs for proper development. These can be situations that parents create for them or ones …

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Mandela Day 2018

Thula Baba relies on donations to create the Baba Bucket that incentivises parents to attend the 8-week course (pre- and post-natal), to gain vital child-care skills. Help us reach more families and make a real difference to a child’s life by improving their developmental experiences. Related posts: Mandela Day 2019