ERIC Number: ED382298
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Directory of Early Childhood Care and Education Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa. First Edition.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This directory describes 241 non-governmental and governmental organizations, based in 40 sub-Saharan African countries, involved in early childhood care, development, and education. A useful information source for those working with and for children, the directory encourages and facilitates communication and information-sharing between individuals and institutions seeking to improve the situation of children worldwide. An analytical section contains two articles: "Childhood in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities (Bernard P.Y. Combes) and "Early Childhood Care and Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Survey Findings" (Joan Furman Combes). The organizational profiles include the following information: (1) organization name, address, telephone and fax numbers; (2) contact person; (3) date founded; (4) number of salaried and non-salaried staff; (5) current budget; (6) major objective; (7) countries where the organization is active; (8) types of actions undertaken by the organization; (9) cooperation and partnerships with other organizations and different communities; (10) young child, family, and community programs within the organization; (11) target groups; (12) services; and (13) information activities. In addition to alphabetical and geographical indexes, the directory includes 5 additional indexes, by country reference codes; organization acronyms; types of actions; focus of programs; and services. Appendices include a directory of UNESCO National Commissions in Sub-Saharan Africa; United Nations Information Centers in Sub-Saharan Africa; organizations and agencies involved in childhood actions in Sub-Saharan Africa; and a list of approximately 257 selected publications and databases on childhood, family, and community issues. (SM)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Cooperative Programs, Day Care, Developing Nations, Early Childhood Education, Family Programs, Foreign Countries, International Organizations, Program Descriptions
ECCE Directories: Sub-Saharan Africa, YCFE Project, UNESCO, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris, France (French edition available).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Africa (Sub Sahara)