Working to create a world where refugee children and their families are well integrated and are able to live same life style just as local communities.Working to create a world where refugee children and their families are well integrated and are able to live same life style just as local communities.
Our ECD PrgrammmeRCP Early Childhood Development Centre in Johannesburg
RCP ECD Program“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.”
– Maria Montessori
Click here to edit title.We stimulate children's minds and we promote their development with toys, books, music, games, and more
Click here to edit title.Early Child Development and Cognitive Stimulation
Click here to edit title.Early Childhood Education and Development
Distribution of School Uniforms
“Education is the most powerful which you can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela.
Click here to edit title.We provide disadvanataged families with basic needs such as montly food parcels and psyco-social counselling.
Click here to edit title.RCP Skills Training CentreWe support women and girls with various skills training and mentoring for their self-sufficient.
Click here to edit title.Children's Excusion ActivitiesWe give opportunities to young people to develop and to become future leaders
Early Childhood Development Centre
Since 2012, RCP has established a new ECD Centre
in Yeoville, Johannesburg, which provides early education and care to children
both refugee and local children. The services provided by ECD are free of
charge to those who are from vulnerable families and cannot afford to pay for ECD fees. Read More...
Facilitating Access to Education and Academic Support
An asylum seeker or refugee child cannot be refused
access to education or other services at public schools because he (she) is the
holder of a refugee asylum seeker or refugee status. RCP advocates, on behalf
of children, especial refugees, for their enrolment in public schools. Each
year, RCP assists over 200 children, Read More...
RCP runs a vocational skills centre for women, which assists 20 women and girls annually. The objective of the program is to empower refugee women and teenage girls, with different skills, and enhance women’s confidence, self-esteem, improve their occupational business and entrepreneurship skills. It helps them generate income, to build better lives for their families; and give them hope and opportunities, after experiencing many challenges in their host country. Read More...
Distribution of Monthly Food Parcels
The programme assists refugee, new comer’s families and
families with children in need, especial children living with their
grandparents or caregivers, with emergency food parcels for a period of three
months. Most of these families live in rented rooms, inside the flats or back
rooms and have no food gardens. Every month, RCP distributes food parcels to
more than 50 families. Read More...
Children and Youth Development Programme
As part of this programme, RCP is organising various holiday trips for children and children, especial refugees who do not have anything to occupy them during the school holidays. The programme seeks to occupy children and youth while helping them with trauma that they might experience during the conflicts in thier home countries. Various activities are being organized
under this programme, such as excursions, sport and games activities, group discussion and arts and cultures etc... Read More...
Advocacy for the Rights of Refugee Children
RCP advocates for consistently
lobby for making public schools more accessible for refugee children and asylum
seeker children in South Africa, through the reduction of school fees and the
elimination of other costs. RCP argues that user fees are a major obstacle to access
to education for refugee children in South Africa, which some of the school
principals use fees’ payment to deny education to refugee children. Read More...
Commemorating World Refugee Day 2016
Press Statement, June 20, 2016
Children’s Project (RCP) is a charity organisation, with a mission of peaceful
integrating refugees into the South African society. Read More..
The Refugee Children’s Project (RCP) is an advocacy and relief organisation with more than 14 years of experience in working with refugee children by supporting, protecting and promoting their social justice, human rights and their access to basic resources and services for vulnerable refugee women and children. Its specific focus on children and their primary caregivers distinguishes RCP from other organisations assisting, protecting and advocating on behalf of refugees and migrants. RCP is independent of government and international institutions, and therefore offers an unbiased and impartial voice in advocating for its beneficiaries’ human rights, dignity and access to resources and services. Read Moe...
RCP believes that no child should be rejected, neglected or discriminated as a result of poverty or any other circumstances.
RCP works to ensure that vulnerable children get proper education, protection, access to healthcare, food, and also other basic needs necessary for their development. We also work to protect women’ rights and equip them with proper vocational skills training in order to be able to participate in decision making process and at same time be able to take care of their children. We are also working to save their lives; promote their rights, and improve their future through long term & sustainable programmes. RCP programmes is making a big difference to the lives of women and children living in a vulnerable situation in Africa.
COVID 19 Support: Families queuing outside RCP offices during lockdown to
receive food donations from RCP
COVID 19 Support: Families queuing outside RCP offices during lockdown to receive food donations from RCP
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