Durban – Two respected women in the fields of science and technology have walked away from promising careers in the private sector to turn around the fortunes of South Africa’s pre-school children.
Together, Candice Potgieter and Wallis Watt serve at the helm of non-profit organisation The Unlimited Child, which has ensured that a million underprivileged children received the gift of education through early childhood development (ECD) programmes.
In addition they have assisted and upskilled more than 7 800 ECD practitioners, catapulting many women from their roles as childminders into entrepreneurs heading up ECD centres.
Watt was the manager of a software technology company when she…
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