The big WHY behind the Sikunye model

The tragic reality in South Africa is that up to half of our country’s children are not consistently receiving enough of what they need for optimal development. There are a range of risk factors at play, including: poverty, malnutrition and stunting, infectious diseases, environmental toxins, stress, violence, psychosocial risks, disrupted...

When does spiritual growth begin?

When Sikunye surveyed 74 church leaders about God’s heart for young children, everyone agreed: God’s loves young children. When we asked, however, what church practices were in place to care for and support these young lives, less than half had activities aimed at this age group. And those that did...

Gratitude in 2022

We are grateful for the growth, change and movement forward. We are grateful to hear stories of moms, dads and young children who have benefitted as a result. This year, we have seen the number of churches who have committed themselves to caring for families in the first thousand days grow...

One of the privileges of the work we do is we get to meet passionate, amazing people from all over the country! After more than two years of being online and running events on Zoom, we returned to the Breede Valley. It was wonderful to meet and see people in...