The Neno District Social Welfare Officer Paul Sosono has disclosed today that 90 percent of children of ages 3-4 years are in Early Childhood Development Centres, labeling this a positive stride in the World Bank funded Investing in Early Years project.
Thyolo is said to be trailing on efforts to create a better foundation for education and quality learners as statistics indicate that about 69 percent of children are lacking Early Childhood Education (ECD).
Early Childhood Service delivery has been greatly compromised in Chiradzulu due to among other challenges, inadequate infrastructure a development which has worried education authorities in the district .
The New Life Anointed Ministries has observed that lack of adequate and potable water is denying children learning in Community Based Care Centres (CBCC) access to quality early childhood education.
A senior official at Mulanje District Council has lashed out at politicians for ignoring Early Childhood Development (ECD) when deliberating on the district budget.
Association of Early Childhood Development in Malawi (AECDM) has bemoaned the delay by government to start giving caregivers incentives to enhance their commitment.