“Kids as seeds of change” is a series of initiatives supporting the establishment of a Reggio Emilia inspired Early Childhood Education Centre in Samora Machel (Philippi), and is part of the Open Design Afrika festival.



One of the initiatives will see a group of aspiring educators working together for a week to refine their co-design skills; their ability will be put to the test preparing and implementing a workshop for young children.




In this occasion, the Friends of Thandolwethu NPO invites you for an exciting walkabout in Samora Machel on




Saturday 26 October 2019 from 1 to 3pm




Join us for a stroll in this vibrant community!

Discover the Reggio Emilia pedagogic approach,

listen to the history of the Reggio Emilia / South Africa friendship,

get to know the aspiring social entrepreneurs who envisioned

The Thandolwethu Early Childhood Development Centre.


COST: FREE!


DEPARTURE: Tsoga Park, Oliver Tambo Dr, Weltevreden Valley North
 (parking available, entrance from Joyi Twalimfene Street)


BRING: sunblock, hat, comfortable shoes.


BOOKINGS: annalisa@friendsofthandolwethu.org

Walkabout – Kids as seeds of change Samora Machel activation