Photography: Save the Children: Early Childhood Development: IMG_4127web

Mbalimba, 5, practices writing her name at the Save the Children Sizolomphakathi Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre in Mpumalanga Province. Many children in the area live in single-parent households, either due to separated parents, a deceased parent or an absent father. Originally an ECD centre play bus until 2009, Save the Children reopened as a permanent structure ECD centre for young children in the area, in 2011.

Mbalimba, 5, practices writing her name at the Save the Children Sizolomphakathi Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre in Mpumalanga Province. Many children in the area live in single-parent households, either due to separated parents, a deceased parent or an absent father. Originally an ECD centre play bus until 2009, Save the Children reopened as a permanent structure ECD centre for young children in the area, in 2011.