Grants for Starting a Daycare

If you want to start a daycare, there are local requirements that you must comply with. You must look for the right resources so that you will know where to apply for grant money.

The best place to start your search is the web. Good luck.

A lot of women are interested in running a daycare. However, some men also have the same interests. Have you seen the movie Daddy Daycare? It is a perfect example of a father who opened a daycare facility with other fathers in the neighborhood. Well, whether you're a man or a woman doesn't matter. If you want to become a daycare provider, all you have to do is meet the requirements, and you can operate it. To some providers, capital is a huge problem. You can secure the needed funds by getting grants.

It is important that you identify your reasons or goals for starting a daycare. Why do you need to open a daycare? The reasons are endless. This will allow you to become the boss, and you can work from home or a facility. It can provide you with a steady source of income, and the best thing is that you get to spend time with kids. It is a very fulfilling experience to watch children grow. The first thing you must focus on is obtaining permits and licenses. You can check with the Department of Human Services to find out the necessary training and licensing.

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Looking for Grants

You should determine the fees that you want to charge. You have to ensure that money is coming in. All expenses should also be monitored. Kids will enjoy fun activities, and the daycare provider must plan beforehand. You can proceed with the advertising when the daycare center or facility is ready. Going back to the capital or funding issue, it is possible to get grant money to help you during startup. All you have to do is find the available resources and determine the right place to look for grants.

It is not true that you can get grant money through government loans. This is a common misconception. Grant money is free, and you don't have to repay it; however, there are responsibilities that you must perform. Finding grants can be challenging, but with the aid of the internet, you will be able to find the right programs. If you want, you can check with the local agencies. The grant money is not necessarily awarded to individuals. It is given to private and government organizations implementing programs to help people. Find an agency or non-profit organization. If you can do this, you can avail of the programs.

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  • Nomagusha Nyalambisa said on November 11, 2011
    I am interested in opening a day care center however there are no funds to kick start the project. I need assistance because I am unemployed. Thanking you
  • Mrs Norah Mzolo said on June 22, 2012
    Hi, there i am a lady of 30 yrs and I want to start a daycare business but I don't have money to run it, i am staying in Villiers(Qalabotjha)Free State in South Africa
  • dineo said on October 1, 2012
    Hi there my name is dineo tsoeu I'm really interested in starting a day care but got no funds and don't even know where to start I've been asking people around but there's no one who's got the info I'm looking for. I live in gauteng(srings) in south africa your help will be much appreciated
  • Glenda said on October 21, 2012
    Hi, I am a 38 year old lady who had to leave work because I had a premature baby she was born at 6 months 2 weeks and was in and out of hospital all the time. I however learned a lot of patience and dedication through this experience and cannot dedicate my time anywhere else but to work with growing children so I would love to have my own Day Care which will be situated in Gauteng Ennerdale ext 1 in one of my vacant houses and would however appreciate all the sponsorships or grants that will help in making it a success,thank you
  • kgothatso said on December 5, 2012
    Hi I'm a 32 year old women who is passionate about kids my dream is to run a day care centre, and providing a feeding skim to the underprivileged after school, helping with homework and giving love and counseling to the hurting young ones that will bring me fulfillment in life, I live in Gauteng Tembisa, South Africa
  • Sylvia Ludidi said on December 27, 2012
    Hi I'm 62 year old pensioned teacher and very energetic. I really love kids and starting a day care centre for them will be a dream come true. I need funds to start the project. I stay in Eastern Cape : Mount Frere and would appreciate any assistance to start it.
  • Emmah said on March 10, 2013
    I am 45, very passionate with ECD, I opened a day care centre in Tembisa, Gauteng, for 0-5 yrs. My day care centre is Hush Baby, in Kgatlamping Second, Thomas Podile Street, I only have two children, age 6 months and 1 year. Need more children, for inquiries I can be reached at 0781226950
  • gladys zulu said on April 9, 2013
    Hi my name is Gladys from lotus garden. pretoria west. i am running daycare center since last june. i need funding to help to operate my center properly
  • Elaine Watson said on April 16, 2013
    hi i am 51 yrs of age with the energy of a 35yr old and would love to start a daycare at home from 0-5yrs as i have a very large property with a swimming pool to give the swimming lessons i love kids and i have a 1yr old grandson who i take care of and would love to leave work and take care of him along with all other kids whose moms and dads have to work, and give them all lots of love and care
  • Kelebogile Mothapo said on April 17, 2013
    Good Day, I would like with all of my heart and soul to start a Day Care Centre not just any but a Christian one, children of today don't know our Almighty God, they don't know the most wonderful God we serve. The most crucial years of children to have a good solid foundation of knowing God is ages 0-7. From then on they are rooted in Christ for life. That is the best and perfect gift I intend to give children from the bottom of my heart & many more child development programmes as I love the little ones to bits. I need funding to start this wonderful centre. Once I have 1 running smoothly, I intend to have my Christian TMK WonderLand franchise in all 9 provinces. I am based in Gauteng, Pretoria. I hope someone will grant me to start the WonderLand. May God Bless me to Bless others! Thank you!
  • Frances Patricia Abrahams said on May 13, 2013
    I am passionate about starting a Christian Academy preschool. In Nababeep the town that I am living in for the past 50 years need to know that spiritual values should form part of their everyday life. I am based in Namaualand and I love being with children. i finished my ECd level 4 diploma two years ago and I am currently awaiting my level 5 certificate in June this year. Moral regeneration and upliftment is very crucial to prevent social economical distress. Our little ones needs us for spiritual and emotional guidance. please help me to help them
  • fefe said on May 13, 2013
    @kelebogile Mothapo drop me an email i like your idea maybe we can work out something. am a 27 year old woman and have a dream of starting a Cambridge study center and i was wondering if there's anyone with more info or know someone who owns a study centre that i can speak to. thank you.
  • Thabisile said on May 14, 2013
    I have a day care centre in pimville the name of the day care centre is LUTHANDO DAY CARE CENTRE. The day care centre i opened this day care centre since last i really need a sponsorship in order for to provide my kids a comfortable home for my kids the parents are complaining about my dare care environment they say its not for their kids and the threatening to remove their kids to another creche I REALLY NEED HELP
  • Gloria Phakathi said on May 20, 2013
    good day my name is gloria phakathi i am a 23 years old lady who just opened a day care in January, i am very passionate about children and i already have 30 in my day care, the is only one thing that i still lack it is help with finances and food for the kids, we are located at kanana ext 3 in weilers farm Gauteng any help would be greatly appreciated my numbers are 0717857500. thank you!
  • Nelmarie Hugo said on May 20, 2013
    Hi I really want to start a daycare centre in Strand Western Cape but is in desperate need of finding to get it all started.
  • miranda said on June 2, 2013
    Am 29 years old lady working in an old age home studding Ecd level 4 I want to start my own Ecd center but I don't have money
  • lolo said on June 4, 2013
    hello am 27 based in jhb and looking for a serious partner that i can start a day care business with if u are interested please drop me your email add thanks :)
  • Christina said on July 9, 2013
    I am 36 yrs old and i want to open a childcare center in griffin georgia 30223. The hardest thing is the funding. So if you have any hrants let me know. Thanks!!
  • onica said on July 26, 2013
    Dear all, my name is onica i need more information on how to start a daycare center and were can i go for training around pretoria and also how to get grants, and also the requirements for running a daycare thanking you in advance
  • Mariam said on July 29, 2013
    I am 26 years old, I would like to open up a day care center back in country with is Mali. Please I need this grant for the materials and all that comes with thank you for your concern.
  • Charlotte Mackay said on August 10, 2013
    Hi my name is Charlotte Mackay,a 32yr old lady staying in Rabie Ridge,Midrand. I have a passion to work with kids. I studied at professional child care collage, but was unable to complete my course due to financial constraints. I want to start a daycare but am unable cause I have no funds. I plan to run this daycare from our home. Any kind of assistance will be appreciated. please its been many years I have trying to have my dream come true
  • SAJEEDA said on August 20, 2013
  • kholofelo said on September 2, 2013
    Hi, i'm a 31 year old lady live in Mpumalanga, Bushbuckridge I would like to start a day care centre and after care centre but I don't have funds and I don't know where to start, please help me.
  • Florina Msiza said on September 4, 2013
    Good Morning my name is florina msiza like to open a creche in kwa thema Springs Ekhuruleni for 2014-2015
  • Sophia Wilson said on October 12, 2013
    Hi, i run a daycare centre from 2007. I struggle to get sponsorship and funding. I stay in Kimberley northern cape. thanx in advance.
  • Nokuthula said on October 14, 2013
    I Nokuthula Kunene write this letter on behalf of my mom, my mom runs a day care since 1992 i would like to apply for a sponsorship especially in DECEMBERS the reason why i choose DECEMBERS is because we usually do closing parties for children graduating so i'm actually doing this because of my mother ROSINA KUNENE the principal of TUMELO DAY CARE AND PRE-SCHOOL, so i would gladly avail myself for any interviews you might have me, CONTACT DETAILS cell:0820599009
  • nomusa vilakazi said on November 2, 2013
    Hi my name is nomusa vilakazi. i'm 20 years of age i matriculated in 2011 because of money i didnt further my studies i wanted to study early childhood development because i wanted to open my daycare, i love childrens because sometimes i looked after my neighbors childrens if they gone to work i would like to start my own daycare i live in kzn, durban in pinetown in a place called molweni, i would to get a sponsor so that i could start it thank you my number is0731815332
  • charmaine said on November 4, 2013
    Hi, i would like to assist my daughter with a small business, she is blind in her left eye and really battles to do a full days work on the PC. She is a mum and doing a really great job of it. Her dadis unemployed as well and they will make a great team, how can i get help to help them start it up. my number is 084 833 2455 / 0847713766
  • memory said on December 13, 2013
    my name is memory i come from Zimbabwe. My greatest wish is to open Nursery School. i like kids and see them growing. Anyone who can help with the capital.
  • Alicia Holmes said on December 15, 2013
    Hello my name is Alicia Holmes, I am very much interested in opening a child care facility in Philadelphia, Pa. I am looking for grant money on vacant properties to fulfill a deep desire to educate and develop young children to become productive caring citizens in today's society
  • Mpho Nkuna said on January 8, 2014
    Hi There My Name Is Mpho Nkuna and I Would Like To Start A Day care Centre But I Need Sponsorship As I Don't Have Money To Do So.
  • esther Louw said on January 17, 2014
    Hi my name is esther in Katlehong would like to start a day care for children from 0-5yers, also need fund to start this business with no qualification but I have a big house is a private house to u can sent their email at estherlng8@gmai .com al appreciate your help
  • Sophia Wilson said on January 17, 2014
    I greet u in the wonderful name of our and Saviour Jesus Christ. I run a daycare centre from the year 2007. I love children, and to work with them is my passion. All i ask is support from anyone out there. I run my daycare from a small place in diamondpark Kimberley greenpoint. Any help could count a lot. example, money, cloth, food, building material or anything will make a difference in the daycare. Thank even for you time, if u not in the position to supply above mention. My contact details are as follow:cell no.0719511925/0714024817/0742352362/Email adress, u in advance for your friendly attention in this matter. May God Bless You!Sophia Wilson/Ernest Wilson.
  • Ayesha Alexander said on January 26, 2014
    Hi I want to start my own daycare business but I'm in need of funds. it is my passion to work with children and I will make my business a success.
  • Khanyisa Molao said on February 5, 2014
    Good day I have a big dream about starting mi own creche and daycare centre. I am in need of funds starting from getting a home. Ive always had this dream andtthe passion I have for children is beyond description. I feel that every child has the right to be educated in a clean healthy environment. I believed that children need to be stimulated and with the correct equipment I can provide a happy and fun loving place . This will be a place where parents can leave their children and their minds will be at ease because they know they are cared for in a loving environment. Please I urge anyone who is reading this to please help me so I can help our future leaders buy providing them with the best creche and daycare facility.
  • Adelane Tshenolo Monewang said on February 8, 2014
    Good day I'm a 26 year old lay I live in North West in Klerksdorp, I recently started. A creche I would really appreciate it if you help me with grant/fun. My contact numbers are 079 364 8049. Kind regards
  • JOYCE said on February 11, 2014
    Good day, am 33years old woman. I live in Hammanskraal Pretoria, am planning to start a crèche, I would really appreciate if you can help me with the funds/grant or any crèche equipment like toys, chairs and tables. my contact numbers are 0818273504. Thank you
  • santhani said on February 18, 2014
    My name is santhani i am currently living in johannesburg cbd and my dream was and still is to have a creche for little ones ages from 0-5 years of age. I would really appreciate any type of funding or help in order to get my creche up and running. Keeping kids safe is my mantra.
  • lorato said on February 18, 2014
    how can register for ECD and how do I apply for the grand's around mabopane in pretoria12
  • Nonkululeko Ngade said on February 28, 2014
    Good day I have a big dream about a daycare center. I am in need of funds it will open 05 May this year I will be working at school, I feel that every child has the right to be educated in clean health environment. Children need to be stimulated with the correct equipment I can provide happy and funny in a loving place. Please help me so I can help the future leader's of tomorrow by providing the best daycare center and Newcastle Madadeni section 4 EZINGCWADI PRIMARY SCHOOL
  • Thulile Mncube said on March 10, 2014
    I am a teacher of 23 years and would love to start my own daycare. I am desperate for support and how to obtain necessary funding.
  • shadi mathabe said on March 24, 2014
    Shadi mathabe. I'm 35 years studying child care course at college SA. I'm currently working at game as a casual worker .I don't have money to start my own day care.
  • Masindii Mbatha said on March 27, 2014
    Morning, I have a pre school at Durban around INANDA. I have 25 children in 1 class .I have a kitchen without full furniture but the big challenge is outdoor, fencing(that we need 4x30m)and toilet each cost R790. It very difficult to have children without fencing and proper toilet
  • natasha said on April 7, 2014
    I'm from komga, eastern cape, working f at a creshe in east london, easterncape! I've lived in komga for many years, my parents still stay there, yesterday I took a drive threw the rural location, and saw so many little black kiddies walking the streets, so I spoke to my hubby and said I wonder if I can get someone to help me open a creshe so that the little ones can be in a safe area, I just dont have the finances! I have the experience, not qualified though! My heart goes out to these little ones! And even working in el we get 5 year old that can't talk english and it because they never gt tough. I want to make a difference!!! Pls help me help them
  • Thembi said on April 11, 2014
    Hi, I'd like to open a Daycare Centre in my area, I have the location, the problem is start-up material. I also need some info as to where I can apply for funding in the Eastern Cape. I'm unemployed so I'd like to start small, so how much do I need for the essentials if I don't qualify for funding. I'm in Port Elizabeth.
  • Dinah said on April 12, 2014
    Hi my name is Dinah Matshiane in Mpumalnga Middelburg Doornkop village. I am writing on my neighbor's behalf ,she has love for the children unemployed and she wants to open a creche in our area however she has already started looking after those kids they are + minus 30 0-2 years since 2008 now she wants to make it legally so that she can be recognized. We would like to know where can we find assistant to register and where can she apply for funding. I can contacted at 082-5392810. I will appreciate your positive response. Thank you .
  • Zandile Masondo said on April 23, 2014
    Hi, I am a mother of 2 employed. I hurts me to see children wondering in streets all day until their parents or older siblings to come back from school. The area I live has hundreds of orphans and most of them live with grandmothers, yes we do have crèches in our area but some parents can not afford the monthly fees. My wish is to open a day care centre that will cater for children from different backgrounds , and offer a 24 hr service to accommodate parents work night shift.i have identified a site All I need is funding please help. Thank you,
  • Dipuo Mkholwane said on April 29, 2014
    Hi i love working with children and accommodation to run a daycare centre but my problem is that financial am struggling, where can I get the startup funds to kick off my business, your help will be highly appreciated
  • Michael K said on April 29, 2014
    I am interested in daycare business, I have secured a place and also have got NPO registration. I hope to start the business by 1st of June 2014. I am seeking for advice and also asking if there are other necessary department to register with to operate freely. I stay in Berea Johanneburg
  • mrs jasson said on May 6, 2014
    I am a 26 year old ladie, I want to open my own day care. Please can I get some help with funding. The day care will be more for poor people who can't really pay a big amount for their child to go to a proper day care. I want to open a proper day care but the fee's will be suitable for eveyones pocket. Please help me to help those who can't have a proper day care so that I can give them the proper care and education. For the little bit they will pay. Please. I need to start but I need funding to jump start my goal and other childrens goals. I stay in south africa, in kwazulu natal, durban
  • Danielle D said on May 12, 2014
    Good day. I'm wanting to start a daycare centre in my area, affordable care and part charity based. I noticed a great need in my area for a daycare centre for the lower earning individual who work in the area and live out the area. Please I need help to make my dream a reality. i stay in johannesburg.
  • Nozenzo Molelekoa said on May 16, 2014
    I'm 31yrs old mother of 4(3boys 1girl). My dream is to open a day care centre that will educate our children. I applied for a creche stand in Wolmaransstad(maquassi hills). I need a financial assistance to achieve my dreams. I would also be creating jobs for qualified unemployed graduate in my community. A fund or Loan will do
  • Ntombenhle said on June 16, 2014
    Hi, i am Ntombenhle Luthers, christian age 29 I stay in Randfontein Toekomsrus. I would love to open a day care. In my area the rate of drug abuse is too high young girls are having children, unable to teach and take care of them because they are concentrating on drugs and alcohol. Again they are concentrating on this things because they dont have jobs. I believe that if a child is tough principles, value from a young age, when doing wrong at the older age they will always remember what they were tough at an early age. In Zulu we say "ligotswa lisase manzi"? I would love to see them being successful adults with brighter future. I was a nursery teacher at church currently the president of woman of the church. I have enough space in my yard all I need assistance in proper training and financial assistance.
  • nicolene doubell said on June 17, 2014
    Goodday, i'm nicolene from swartkops in port elizabeth, south africa. I really want to start a daycare and aftercare from my house but dont have the funds, and really need help. My daycare can help many other mommys and daddys, we have got a lack of daycares that is affordable, and would also like to help some kids with something to eat (street kids) , with my profit i make, here are also a lot of families that dont have the money to pay the price some of daycares ask. I'm really good in learning kids, and love and feel so sorry for. Please help me to help others. Thanks a lot, hope u see me, in what i'm trying to do here.
  • nicolene doubell said on June 17, 2014
    Good day, I am nicolene from Swartkops in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. I really want to start a day-care and after-care from my house but don't have the necessary funds, and would really appreciate any help in making this dream a reality. My day-care can help many other mommy's and daddy's in our area as we have a lack of affordable day-care and after-care facilities in Swartkops. I would also like to help some kids with something to eat (street kids) , with my profit I make. There are a lot of destitute families in the area and families that don't have the money or means to pay the price some of day-cares ask. I'm really good in teaching kids, and feel so sorry for their plight. Please help me to help others. I hope that you see my passion, see the need and the plight of children and families in my area. I know that with your help, I can an will make a difference. Thank you for taking time out to read this. Yours truly, Nicolene Doubell
  • abigail said on June 24, 2014
    Good day mt name is Abigail I want to start my own day care because I love children and adore them because they are our future they will take one day and I want to help them achieve that I want to learn them more and myself because it will be new start for me too but I don't have the funds for it I look around in my community and see people for a plate of food and want help them as well so if u can help me please so that I can help my community with the children because they are our tomorrow and I love them god bless u
  • gugu said on June 30, 2014
    I would like to open a creche but not sure which grant to call
  • Grace said on July 7, 2014
    Good day my name is Grace from East rand Germiston, I would like to have a sponser for my new day care. I am asking for the jungle swing and the toys for children... Thank you.
  • Shelley said on July 8, 2014
    Hi i am Shelley from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. I love kids and have a passion for looking after kids and just dealing with kids. I would love to open up a day care but funds are a bit low. Is there anyway possible that i can be supplied with funds to help get my day care centre up and running. It will be highly appreciated if it is made possible!!! Thank you!
  • phillipine mmekwa said on July 19, 2014
    hi my name is phillipine am living in mamelodi at nellmapius is a new place a everything is far am nt working so am dream is to open a creche, please help me.
  • johanna said on July 25, 2014
    Johanna here & i am 34yrs I have a day care centre from 2009 till 2014 I am in vaaltriagle sharpville have 36 children & 2 teachers I'm looking for help in terms funds & food support pls I have applied for funds @ government depmt but they want me to have a outside kitchen & office so I have tried but its hard please anyone who wished 2 donate anything that will be useful 2 the centre pls contact johanna @ 0729295824 of if know where I can apply for funds & learning material please thank you for your help
  • junior mudaka said on July 30, 2014
    Hi my name is junior I stay in limpopo; I have a passion of opening a creche in my village; so I need a sponsor or a grant to make my wish come true. will highly appreciate your help. Thank in advance
  • Elizabeth Chabedi said on August 4, 2014
    Hi my name is Elizabeth from Magaliesburg, i just opened a daycare centre and looking for sponsors to help me fulfill my dream of helping needy children in my area. and am willing to go extra mile on helping the the community by doing some activities for the children to keep them out of the street
  • Sibusisiwe said on August 7, 2014
    A good day to you all. I am a mother to a deaf daughter who is pregnant because she was raped. I am an unemployed teacher from Zimbabwe. Seeing that we are going to have another family member, I registered and opened a preschool I am now struggling with finances to up keep the facility. If there is anyone who can help, please contact 0745527127. May God bless you.
  • Linah said on August 11, 2014
    I am running a day care centre that caters for both educational and stimulation programmes ,we are currently registered as an NPO but we are having challenges with getting the toys, equipped play ground, stimulation kits, first aid kits, fire drum, food parcels as many of our kids are from the underprivileged families, finances to pay the teachers and municipality services. I would like to get help from any company that can be able to assist. thank you
  • Dorcas Bhidhi said on August 26, 2014
    I am a lady aged 28 I have a passion to work with Kids but I don't have money to start a day care centre. However i am looking for a sponsor to help me make my dream come true. I am in Harare Zimbabwe. contact 0783 702 787/0714 456 601
  • Latonya kemp said on September 11, 2014
    I am a 29 year old women with a 2 year old daughter I love kids so much that I want to open my own daycare but I don't have the money. i'm a low income mother that's trying to make a better way for my daughter so she don't have to grow up like I did. however I need a sponsor to help my dream come true. i live in atlanta ga my contact # 678-508-7570 may god bless you to help me make away for kids. always keep in mind it takes a village to rise a child!
  • Andries said on September 18, 2014
    Please help i want to start my own daycare in my neighborhood, i am staying in Dennilton, a semi rural area. 0731004510
  • Patricia Kgafela said on September 26, 2014
    Hi am orginally from limpopo at the rural areas mokope and the reason I wrote this is am opening a day care for disable day care reason of starting this business is when am at home I saw that running around not going to school and they don't have even wheelchair they sit down in the chair the whole day some they locked them in the house they parent there don't have hope that those kids they can be our future president or something in future so me I want to take care of those kids but now am sort of money I didn't build the small place for them my day care is going to start next year so I need help please my number is 0763364855
  • Alicia said on October 3, 2014
    I am Mrs Shongwe kindly asking for donations for my pre school, we are situated in Pretoria we have been running for 16 years in a Christian manner we would appreciate any kind of donation,things such as Funds, Mattresses, Food, furniture, and food well any kind of donation will be kindly appreciated
  • Gift Mpho Munyembani said on October 15, 2014
    My business name is wavhathu trading enterprise reg no:2014/007496/07.physical address:1551 extension 4 Musina 0900 Limpopo province South africa.
  • Bongekile Mbonambi said on November 6, 2014
    I am Bongekile Mbonambi want to open a creshe for small kids next to mshokobezi primary school at godlwayo in pongola w running short of funds whilst this is of greater need.
  • Nontle said on November 21, 2014
    My name is Nontle Mlamla, I work at Central Methodist Mission in Johannesburg. I am an Administrator and a volunteer at the creche here in church. We are running out of funds and the creche has been running or a very long time it helps vulnerable and homeless people. The name of the creche is For Love of Children. For Love of Children is a creche located at 79 Pritchard & Smal Street Johannesburg 2001. Contact number (011) 337 5938. We help vulnerable and homeless children we are running out of funds we need to renovate our creche. Any assistance will be highly appreciated
  • ntebaleng said on December 10, 2014
    my name is ntebaleng i'm very interested in opening a day care center but i dont have funding. i do have some business ideas and an ideal place where i would like to open it as i have seen that it will be good for business. Any help will be appreciated.
  • Sizakele Ngubeni said on December 10, 2014
    Hi, i'm a young single mother and i'm struggling with my 2 children. As most people that opens day cares nowadays do it for the money not because they love what they do or for the love of the children. i love children so much and i wanna open a day care but deal with toddlers and new borns only as most mom after their maternity period need to go back to work. they need someone they can trust with their little ones. if i can get funding to help others moms that will be highly appreciated. so that we can give the little one the love, attention and warmth they need when their mothers are away trying to make a living for them.
  • Juli said on December 22, 2014
    Hi my name is Juli. I hold ECD L4 certificate,I have 3 years experience with babies and toddlers.I would highly appreciate it if I could get a sponsor to open up my centre in Alexandra.Please help me with the necessary tools so that I can also run my school. if you know of a sponsorship please advice.I am 30 years old. Thank you in advance, Regards Juli
  • Judene Arendse said on January 8, 2015
    I would like to know if someone can maybe give contact details of organisations that can help people with financial support in the Western Cape, to buy some kind of structure to set up your own ECD centre.
  • phathutshedzo said on January 10, 2015
    Hi, i am interested in opening a daycare in limpopo, i started building the creache but i have run out of funds to finish it. can you kindly advice who i can call in limpopo to apply for a grant, also the contacts details, will real appreciate. thanks
  • Simangele Radebe said on January 12, 2015
    Hi I really want to open my own day care I live in Thembelihle lenasia south of jhb, I'm so loving with kids I have worked for people but thought that it will be a good thing for me to have my own center,I really need some sponsorship to help me with funding, thank you
  • Debbie burds said on January 15, 2015
    Hello i have already started a day care centre i'm in need of funding to build more classes and buy indoor and outdoor playing equipment for our centre
  • Debbie burds said on January 15, 2015
    Hi i have already started a daycare centre i need funding to build more classes and to buy indoor and outdoor equipment the centre is in buhle park germiston
  • ayesha mohamed said on January 22, 2015
    Hi my name is ayesha I'm opening a daycare and a kids that have hiv n aids n kids that live on the street I just need sum help witH food n anything that any1 wanna give I dnt want money thanx my number is 0748668704 I live in jhb lenasia
  • Lorraine said on January 27, 2015
    hello we have registered our crèche we are staying at Soweto our problem right now is getting a place and funds and how do you get a place to run creche
  • Vuyokazi said on January 28, 2015
    Hai am Vuyokazi, we want to open a day care at Noxolo, we got a place to do but we need to extend the classes, n more playing stuff, i will be happy if you can help am from PortElizabeth my number is 0810785182 tanx
  • sharon said on February 3, 2015
    Hi i'm sharon from gauteng in germiston katlehong i'm 28 yrs & would like to get a sponsor to start my dream. Day care center
  • Cebo said on February 4, 2015
    I'm 37 yrs old woman, i love kids a lot, i'm planning to open my children day care centre i would love to get some advise.
  • thulisa Silwana said on February 14, 2015
    hey am thulisa my mom has start a daycare at khayelitsha with 5 children but struggles to have her own space to work with these children told myself why not come here maybe I can get help to help my mother to build her own daycare space and no more put them at this little house we have please we need help 0785296684
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  • lenah said on February 28, 2015
    I'm 29 years lady I want to open a day care centre in rooival Bakenburg Limpopo the village have only one day care and is too far for other to reach so I need help to build and some toys I'm a qualified Ecd practitioner can you help me with fund so that I can be able to build this Ecd centre.
  • Mpumi Copiso said on March 11, 2015
    Good Day. My name is Nompumelelo I write this letter on behalf of mrs Siko she run a day care centre from the year 1994 in East London Eastern Cape, she loves children very much she has 87 children in her daycare. All I ask is support, example funding to build more classes, mattresses, furniture, toys, toilets and finance to pay the teachers anything will make a difference in the daycare. Thank you for your time my contact details are 078 441 9896/ 078 742 8801 or email address is
  • Ntombenhle Kubheka said on March 12, 2015
    Goodday, my name is Ntombenhle Kubheka, I am 34 years old and currently studying ECD. I am from Kwazulu Natal, Newcastle, South Africa, and have so much love for children, I would like to start up my ECD centre after completing my studies and I want to have a centre that can make a difference in a child's life, that can mould them to become very dedicated in life and persute them to follow their dreams. I believe is through us as parents, caregiver and teachers that a child become dream go- getter. I would real appreciate it if I could get help with fundings and guidance with starting up not only my center but my communities ECD center that's gonna make a difference in the life of a child from the township. I have so much in mind for them that I would like to put in to practice. For the love of children and with God by my side I will make this dream come true and will again come back to this page and give testimony about my life and my children. Thank you and God bless
  • valerai Hayley Milan said on March 16, 2015
    Hi my name is Valerie Milan i was working in a daycare for about four years, now it is my dream to start up my own daycare center, I really enjoy working with kids an also tutoring for aftercare please can somebody out there help me in getting this project off the ground, my vision is, one day i could help millions of children out there to get an education by opening more branches and even help the underprivileged children who cannot afford to learn free of charge even orphans will be welcome ,i can only pursue this dream if somebody out there can help fund this dream which will do this world a lot of good, I really appreciate the help and looking forward to hearing from you. Regards V.H.Milan
  • Ntombekaya Penkese said on March 18, 2015
    Hi my name is Ntombekaya Penkese, I'm a qualified ECD practitioner lived in the socially disadvantaged area of Vuku,Kwazakhele near the informal settlement of Chris Hani in Port Elizabeth. I have already started a day care centre running for 8 years, and registered as NPO. There are no other centres in my area.I need funding to build more classes and buy indoor and outdoor equipment for the centre. Thank you for your time. I really appreciate the help and looking forward to hearing from you God Bless. Regards N.Penkese cell no.078 465 1164,
  • Sonja said on March 18, 2015
    Hi, My name is Sonja. I have started a ECD center in the Northern Suburbs of Cape town. I currently have 6 children and I am running it from a friend's home. I was informed by the Social Department that I need to register, as soon as I have more than 6 children in my care. I would like to register and apply for a grant in order to expand. I am busy compiling my business plan, but I would like some assistance as to what information is needed in a business plan of this kind and where I can find the most recent and applicable resources in order to help me get started on my own. Looking forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards, Sonja
  • lebohang said on March 23, 2015
    Hi my name is lebo from katlehong, i'm involve with kids and being surrounded by them, i would like to open a day care centre but dont have funds to start. thank you
  • Monia Mfomage said on March 25, 2015
    Hi my name is monia mfomage I resides in pretoria my reason for sending this text I really need help I am a graduate who is unemployed I have develop interest of opening a day care since I've noticed the love I have for kids and many kids in town are staying at home without learning. I have been an assistant teacher for part time at my nearest daycare and kids really like me. I'm currently busy trying to find a place to open a day care but to no avail. I also need a sponsor as I lack funds. It will be my pleasure if a good samaritan can offer help thanks.
  • Leilani Newman said on March 30, 2015
    I love working with children and have a passion for teaching and helping little ones - I am interested in opening an aftercare centre in Stellenbosch as there is a real need for such a facility in the area where we live. I, however, do not have the necessary funds available to kick start this project and any assistance in this regard will be much appreciated. Thanking you.
  • walter skhumbuzo hlatswayo said on April 6, 2015
    hi my name is walter skhumbuzo hlatshwayo i live in pmb, kzn. i and my friends we want to open a day care which is no profitable organisation so we are looking for capital and some funds they are a lot disadvantage children in around Pmb who need better education and being taking cared of,so we are looking for help to those who are willing to help a child, my number is0730350350
  • Rolene Cloete said on April 8, 2015
    Upington, Northren Cape I need assistance to fulfil my my passion in educating children academic, morally, to love and respect and be the best they can. To invest in themselves and Jesus our father. A Daycare center are the best for the purpose. Please inform me about any financial assistance: Rolene 0837658494.


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