Dalo Desks were introduced into World Vision SA’s Education, Advocacy and Life Skills programme in 2014.
Monitoring and evaluation is underway to measure the increase in the learners’ ability to read to the required standard and increase the pass rate within the foundational phase of learning.
The Global Social Venture Competition provides aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and $50,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world impact.
In 2014, GSVC received 600 entries from nearly 40 countries. Previous years’ finalists include Husk Power, Revolution Foods, and d.light design.
The Dalo Desk was judged 3rd out of hundreds of entries in East, Middle East and Africa region and made the Global Semi Finals which was hosted by the London Business School.
Thanks must go to our partners for distributing Dalo Desks into schools in Sudan. The Dalo Desks were featured on a popular TV programme – Click Here (look at 19 min mark for just over 1 minute). With over 500 000 hits on You Tube we’re hoping we’ll soon get thousands of children off the […]
I’ve just got back from a road trip where I spent 2 weeks visiting all the creches and primary schools that received Dalo Desks in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo and Eastern Cape. The Umzimvubu ADP education manager from World Vision South Africa mentioned that “World Vision are impressed by the increased attendance at the creches which […]
“At Noqhekwana Junior Secondary School near Port St Johns some pupils bring their own plastic chairs from home, while others must sit on the concrete floor. Loyiso Pulumani, provincial education spokesman, said the department was aware of the “infrastructure woes ” plaguing schools.” Please click here for full article…