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HOME ECONOMICS

Home Economics

This programme facilitates the provision of socio – economic empowerment and skills development to disadvantaged families especially young persons. Services provided are entrepreneurship training and development, advocacy and lobbying for young women and girls; promotion of local products by providing exhibition at District and National Shows. It coordinates the implementation of

·         Early Childhood Care and Education

Early Childhood Care and Education

This service is aimed at licensing of early childhood care and education centres in all districts. The programme includes supervision and monitoring of operations of Day Care Centres for children in Kweneng District.

Who qualifies for the service?

 Service providers who meet the following policy standards:

  •  Acceptable hygienic conditions
  • Acceptable physical structures
  • Acceptable quality of the environment
  • Acceptable quality of food and nutrition
  • Adequate education and development material

What kind of assistance do I get?

  • Registration ( Social and Community Development – Home economics )
  • Inspections for required standards by the following council departments: Environmental health (Health), Physical Planning ( zoning and landuse), Buildings ( building standards )
  • Licensing ( Commercial Affairs department )

 

Types of early childhood care & education services

  • Baby Care ( 0-2 ½ years)
  • Daycare / Nursery ( 2 ½ - 4 years )
  • Pre- primary ( 4- 6 years )

 

Rehabilitation of social welfare beneficiaries and economic empowerment of those willing to engage on small scale businesses

This entails welfare services that are geared towards and maintaining the (socio –economic and cultural) well being of individuals, groups and communities. In addition, it provides services that reassert the individual to live harmoniously with the environment.

The projects include:

  • Food processing/preservation (production of jams, marmalade, pickles, dried foods etc
  • Bread baking
  • Catering
  • Crocheting
  • Beadwork
  • Macramé
  • Woodwork
  • Toy making
  • Laundry
  • Basketry
  • Pottery
  • Sewing
  • Weaving
  • Knitting
  • Flower arrangements
  • Screen printing, tie & dye, batik
  • Vegetable gardening
  • Poultry
  • Early childhood care and education (day care/nursery)

 

Training in different skills is offered free of charge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information and services contact your nearest office:

  1. Chief Social & Community Development Officer                                                    Tel: 5920650/5922159
  2. Principal Community Development Officer I

 (Letlhakeng Sub District) Tel: 5943242/5943013

  1. Principal Community Development Officer I                                                               Tel: 5922122/5910619
  2. Principal Home Economics Officer I                                                                            Tel: 5922121
  3. Principal Social Welfare Officer I                                                                                             Tel: 5922153

Area Offices

  1. Molepolole Community Centre                                             5920336
  2. Lentsweletau                                                                          5779211
  3. Thamaga                                                                                5999281
  4. Mogoditshane                                                                        3912469
  5. Metsimotlhabe                                                                       3102753
  6. Kopong                                                                                  3102650
  7. Sojwe                                                                                     5930759
  8. Hatsalatladi                                                                            5931230
  9. Botlhapatlou                                                                          5932201
  10. Gabane                                                                                   3947055
  11. Mmankgodi                                                                            5999203
  12. Motokwe                                                                                5889079
  13. Lephephe
  14. Kubung
  15. Gamodubu
  16. Mmopane
  17. Gakuto
  18. Kumakwane
  19. Kweneng
  20. Dutlwe
  21. Khudumelapye
  22. Moshaweng
  23. Kaudwane
  24. Salajwe
  25. Sesung
  26. Ditshegwane
  27. Takatokwane
  28. Khekhenye
  29. Sorilatholo
  30. Diphuduhudu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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