Swetexel Daycare & Preschool is operated by Read Right Society as a social enterprise.
Following Reggio Emilia’s Philosophy, we encourage curiosity & creativity, allowing children’s interests to guide learning. Our curriculum includes:
Our centre includes special needs support, licensed Early Childcare staff, and is
inclusive, diverse, and non-
Swetexel is a Halq’emeylem word meaning rainbow. We chose Swetexel as our daycare name to represent diversity of our partnership (Read Right Society, Grace Baptist Church, and Yale First Nation) and the community of Hope and surrounding area.
Click here to learn how to pronounce Swetexel!
A social enterprise is a business with a mission to create positive social change in sustainable ways. This means generating revenue to provide social programs, rather than relying solely on government funding, grants and donations.
For Read Right Society, this means our priority is reinvesting Swetexel profits into Read Right Society’s early years, literacy, and life skills programs, rather than to individuals or stakeholders. In this way, we can strengthen Hope and Area through early years, literacy, and life skills programs.
“A social enterprise is a cause-
“Sustainable revenue differentiates a social enterprise from a traditional charity that relies on outside funding in the form of donations or grants to achieve its social mission.”
Read more about social enterprises here.