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Research data: ORPHANS
2016 Academic performance of orphaned primary school learners aged between eight and ten in Mankweng Circuit: Limpopo province, South Africa
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2015 ISIBINDI, creating circles of care for orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa: post-programme outcomes
This paper presents the evaluation of post-programme outcomes of the ISIBINDI model, a community-based intervention to promote physical and ...
2013 The lived experiences of orphaned learners in South Africa: implications for the provision of quality education
Learners living in impoverished communities and subjected to the kind of disadvantage in operation in their home environment are at risk of ...
2013 A study of descriptive data for orphans and non-orphans on key criteria of economic vulnerability in two municipalities in South Africa
It is generally assumed that orphan status increases the risk to children of a range of negative outcomes. In South Africa, death of parents...