It is situated in Stanford, South Africa.
There is always focus on education, with each child following an individualised education plan based around the standard CAPS curriculum. But at the centre we believe that the true achievement lies in giving the children self confidence and the belief that they can achieve anything. These children, often previously marginalised, are given an environment where they are celebrated for their own unique talents, and given a chance to become the very best version of themselves.
Aside from the current full time students, there are many more children and parents who have benefitted in a host of ways from the existence of the Centre. Parents have been able to attend workshops and talks with relevant professionals and experts in the field of Special Needs. Children have made lasting friendships, adults have developed strong bonds with others who understand their challenges. Society has shifted, ever so slightly, as we learn to celebrate these special Butterfly children. Yes, they may be different. But maybe, just maybe, we are all learning that’s not such a bad thing.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Please consider a way to help us secure the future of this vital part of the community. The centre is a happy space, filled with laughter and learning, enthusiasm and joy. We thank you once again, each and every person who continues to support our cause. We hope that the Butterfly Foundation will continue to celebrate these children, bring the special needs community together and encourage full inclusivity. Not just in schools, but throughout society.
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