- PRE SCHOOL - EARLY
“To provide good quality childcare
and education in an Islamic Environment in accordance with
Qur’an and Sunnah in emerging Muslim Communities”
In South Africa almost 10% of the country’s total
populations (4.5 Million) are children from birth to four
years old who are supposed to be attending pre-schools or
Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme. According to
the Department of Education only 35% have access to ECD
program while many do not have access especially those in
The earliest years represent the period of the most dramatic
development in the Individual’s life. At the same
time…these are the years of greatest vulnerability.
If the young child is surrounded by supportive and positive
influences. it is likely that she/he will survive and thrive.
These outcomes, surviving and thriving, are, to a very large
extent dependent upon how well-equipped families, especially
primary caregivers, are to care for, respond to and manage
the needs of young children from birth onwards.’
The World Assembly of Muslim Youth has since its inception
in 2001 been involved in ECD educator training, facilitating
and establishing of ECD centres.
WAMY currently runs 2 pre-schools namely Umlazi
Siyasiza Pre-school and Good hope in Malagazi with a total
of 146 learners.