UNICEF Lesotho

UNICEF Lesotho is implementing a project aims at improving integrated early childhood care and development service provision for children 0-6 years. The Ministry of Education and Training in Lesotho is responsible for ensuring that all children receive adequate services for their development in early years. However, the capacity of the Ministry is severely limited in terms of human and financial resources in addition the absence of an ECDE policy to guide provision.

UNICEF Lesotho is implementing a project aims at improving integrated early childhood care and development service provision for children 0-6 years. The Ministry of Education and Training in Lesotho is responsible for ensuring that all children receive adequate services for their development in early years. However, the capacity of the Ministry is severely limited in terms of human and financial resources in addition the absence of an ECDE policy to guide provision.

UNICEF will collaborate with the planning and coordination department in the Ministry of education to provide leadership on ECDE services and ensuring the establishment and good functioning of a permanent Multisectoral Technical IECCD Committee.

Through this project, UNICEF aim to enhance the policy environment for quality IECCD service provision, strengthened IECCD coordination and Enhanced public awareness on the importance of IECCD issues. UNICEF Lesotho will implement this project in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Training through its ECCD Unit.
 
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Lati Makara Letsela
Cell +266 5848 1449
Tel +266 2231 5801
 

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