Community-Based Early Childhood Development Centers for Reaching OVC: Considerations & Challenges
Community-based early childhood development (ECD) centers can be an important focal point for delivering comprehensive services to young children while enhancing the capacity of caregivers, families, and communities to support young children's development. When done well, these programs can be sustainable because of their emphasis on fostering community ownership. This issue paper is intended to provide OVC program managers with examples of best practices in community-based ECD center programming to best meet the children they serve.
Introduction (PDF, 388 KB)
Early Childhood Development Programs (PDF, 388 KB)
Resources and References (PDF, 388 KB)
Appendix 2: Case Study: J.F. Kapnet Trust in Zimbabwe (PDF, 388 KB)