Also know as the Philani Child Health & Nutrition Project this organization was established during the apartheid and continues to do well thanks to great leaders. most of the staff live in the local community and many came as mothers in need and are taught through various programs how to utilize their skills and promote sustainable economic development through art and health awareness. In the skills training program women can learn how to silk screen print, weave, and beading and all the products are for sale on their site. The organization serves mainly women and children and promotes good child health and nutrition to prevent malnutrition and rehabilitates underweight children. They’re also committed to limiting the suffering of families infected and affected by HIV and preventing the spread of the virus through education, care, support, and treatment.
Ideas for Lessons:
– teaching about cultural art making (traditional practices)
– teaching about how to create a sustainable community (imagining or problem solving in your own community how to be self sustaining)