Media Releases

 

  • South African Early Childhood Development Awards National Winners Announced

    South African Early Childhood Development Awards National Winners Announced ...read more

  • Civil Society Organisations Research Book launch and Symposium

    The Book that will be launched forms part of the NDA’s secondary mandate of conducting research that informs national development policy and the promotion of critical dialogue between the CSO sector and various State organs. ...read more

  • South African Early Childhood Development Awards 2016 National Winners Announced

    The South African Early Childhood Development (SA ECD) Awards, now in their 12th year, awarded a total of R545 000.00 worth of prizes to the winners at a gala dinner held in Cape Town on Wednesday, 04 May 2016. ...read more

  • SA ECD AWARDS - WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2016

    The provincial SA ECD Awards ceremonies have taken place in all the provinces in the Best ECD Centre and Best ECD Practitioner categories....read more

  • SA ECD Awards still in progress in provinces

    The National Development Agency (NDA), an agency of the National Department of Social Development, is committed to the development and advancement of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector in South Africa....read more

  • South African Early Childhood Development Awards reward excellence

    Today the National Development Agency and its partners host the 11th South African Early Childhood Development (SA ECD) Awards to individuals...read more

  • NDA Awards Early Childhood Development Practitioners in the Western Cape

    The National Development Agency (NDA) hosted the provincial SA ECD awards on today Wednesday, 11 February 2015 at Protea Fire n Ice in Cape ...read more

  • The NDA brightens the future of Thaba-Patchoa's children

    Today the Department of Social Development (DSD), in partnership with the National Development Agency (NDA), officially handed over an Early Childhood Development Centre (ECD) to the community of Thaba-Patchoa....read more

  • INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY TO PAINT THE TOWN GREEN

    A day to commemorate and recognise the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is set aside every year on the 17th of October by the United Nations....read more

  • NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY LAUNCHES THE ADOPT-AN-ECD CAMPAIGN

    Limpopo - An online portal that seeks to create an awareness and raise funds for underprivilledged early childhood development centres in Limpopo was launched by the National Development Agency (NDA) at a business briefing held earlier today. ...read more

  • MOBILE EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTRES TO PROVIDE FOUNDATION EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN IN POOR COMMUNITIES

    The National Development Agency has put three mobile Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres into operation in the North West (NW) province. ...read more

  • HELPING YOUTH BUILD THEIR OWN COMMUNITIES

    In the spirit of young people taking charge of their own destiny and that of their communities as pioneered by the Class of 76, the National Development Agency (NDA) is turning young graduates from previously disadvantaged communities into community development workers actively working to change the socio-economic conditions in the areas they come from....read more

  • NDA Board member, Reverend Xundu passes on in the Eastern Cape

    It is with deep sadness and shock that the National Development Agency has learnt of the passing of Reverend Mcebisi Osman Xundu. Reverend Xundu passed away at Life Mercantile Hospital in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday morning 21 January 2015. ...read more

  • MEC Ntombela Underprivileged Early Childhood Development Centres get the spotlight through the NDA Adopt-an-ECD Campaign

    Bloemfontein- the National Development Agency's (NDA) "Adopt an ECD Campaign" that was launched in November 2013 is keeping momentum. Today the NDA in the Free State province in partnership with the Provincial Department of Social Development (DSD) hosted a business breakfast meeting with stakeholders from the business sector, local and provincial government. ...read more

  • South African Early Childhood Development Awards reward excellence

    The South African Early Childhood Development Awards, now in the 11th year, recognise excellence, innovation, best practice, dedication and participation in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector throughout South Africa. These awards aim to promote the ECD sector and call for a vested interest in the future of South African children. ...read more

  • 702 SA CEO SLEEPOUT EMPOWERS YOUNG PEOPLE TO FIGHT POVERTY

    Parktown-The National Development Agency's (NDA) CEO, Dr Vuyelwa Nhlapo, will participate in the first South African 702 Sun International CEO SleepOut. The SleepOut will take place in Johannesburg on Thursday, 18 June 2015. ...read more

  • Imizamo Yethu for Elderly Persons in Mdantsane

    East London - The National Development Agency (NDA) heeded a call made by elderly persons at Imizamo Yethu for Elderly Persons in Mdantsane. During a visit by the Social Development Minister and MEC in March last year...read more

  • Bana Ba Kgwale creates employment

    North West - A Cooperative started by a group of unemployed men and women is changing the lives of its beneficiaries and the community of Jericho. Bana Ba Kgwale Primary Cooperative was formally...read more

  • Reverend Xundu passes on in the Eastern Cape

    It is with deep sadness and shock that the National Development Agency has learnt of the passing of Reverend Mcebisi Osman Xundu. Reverend Xundu passed away ...read more

  • NDA invest in the future of the country's children

    Kimberly- Today, the National Development Agency (NDA) and Custoda Trust hosted a graduation ceremony for 120 Early Childhood Development (ECD) Practitioners at Ulco, 89 kilometres from Kimberly. The practitioners receiv...read more

 


Capacity Building

Provincial NDA Advisory Centres are walk-in places where trained personnel provide information, counseling support, guidance, and referral services to members of the public…

GRANT FUNDING

The NDA provides grants to civil society organisations through two methods, namely, Request For Proposals (RFP) and Programme Formulation.

early childhood development

Early Childhood Development (ECD) funding and assistance are available for children in need of resources to enable them to realise their full potential.

projects management

The NDA part takes in in the managing of a variety of programmes established and sustained in order to encourage development initiatives for communities in need.

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