During 2009 Lesedi’s Community Development and Family Support Programme was reviewed by UNICEF as a best practice model in South Africa.
At the 4th International ECD Conference in Dakar, Senegal, in November 2009, Lesedi was awarded joint second place with projects from Kenya and Zimbabwe, for our submission to the ECD Conference “Guide to Innovative Programmes in Africa”.
At the ABSA / Sowetan / SABC Education Provincial Awards in November 2009, Lesedi received an award in the Innovative Programmes Category for its “Integrated ECD Care Package”.
In May 2010, Lesedi received a STAR award from the Impumelelo Innovations Awards Trust for its “Integrated ECD Care Package.
In March 2012, Lesedi was the National winner of the SA ECD Awards in the category “Best ECD Training and Intervention Programme”.
In March 2014, Lesedi Playgroup Co-ordinator, Anastasia Sejane, won the National “ECD Trainer of the Year” award at the SA ECD Awards.