Today
  • Before we used to have to leave our children at home and they could move around and strangers could approach them. But now when they come to the ECD we are sure of their safety.

    Grace - Mother of Clarisse, an ECD pupil
  • Playing with friends

    Not only do the Early Childhood Development centres offer a safe place to learn, they also provide children with a chance to meet and play with…

  • Playtime!

    Every day at 10am, the children get to go outside for a short break to stretch their legs and get some fresh air. When dismissed by…

  • The start of a school day

    The school day at the Early Childhood Development centre starts at 8:00am. The children gather in the schoolyard where the teachers check their hygiene before saying…

  • The porridge that they get is very good for them because at home they would never get it. So since they get it every day, it is very nice.

    Grace - Mother of Clarisse, an ECD pupil
  • The Porridge Song!

    Children receive a nutritious cup of freshly-made porridge every day they attend the Early Childhood Development centre. Before they tuck in, they sing the porridge song…

  • Fun in the schoolyard

    The Early Childhood Development centres don’t only provide a place to learn and eat nutritious porridge; they also offer the children a wonderful place in which to play…

  • Daily lessons

    Trained local teachers give daily lessons in Maths, English and Kinyarwandan. With the education they receive at an ECD centre, children are much more likely to…

  • CARE trained me in nutrition, health education and child rights. I am proud to work here because I take care of children.

    Antoinette, cook at an ECD in Rwanda
  • Thank you from Rwanda

    Happy new year! Thank you for all your support in 2014. The children in one of our Early Childhood Development centres in Rwanda wanted to share this special…