By Tasia N. Morgan

Lesedi La Batho Daycare Center Uplifts Community

Lesedi La Batho Daycare Center Uplifts Community

[vimeo 72469489] A special daycare center, located 16-miles north of Pretoria, South Africa, opened in 2011. This center in Mabopane, operated by Lesedi La Batho, not only provides childcare but also aims to empower and motivate local youth and the community. The center gives young mothers free services, teaches new mothers about proper baby care and […]

 By Matt Breen and Danielle Brown

Spruce Hill: Plant Sale Aims to Help Childern Grow

Spruce Hill: Plant Sale Aims to Help Childern Grow

With what she deemed her outside voice, Rachel Crossot stopped each passerby at Clark Park and delivered a five-second sales pitch for the Parent Infant Center’s plant sale. “All the flowers in my yard,” replied one man. “Of course, we know about it,” a woman said. Crossot, the center’s director of development and  communications, didn’t […]

 By Loren Golden and Amanda Harvey

Southwest Philadelphia: Creating ‘Rising Stars’

Southwest Philadelphia: Creating ‘Rising Stars’

“Learning starts at a young age. We try and create just what our name entails, Rising Stars,” said Bianca McCoy, supervisor of Rising Stars Childcare and Learning Center. Located at 6333 Woodland Ave. in Southwest Philadelphia, McCoy and her certified teaching staff not only provide daycare assistance but also a learning environment that is  influential […]