AfECN Membership Application Form


We are excited that you are interested in becoming a member. Please complete the application below  - Your application will be reviewed and feedback provided within 2 weeks of submission. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Membership is free.


Membership Requirements


Share research, evidence, lessons learned, experiences or activities at least 2 times a year.

Complete A Profile

Complete membership profile

Working Groups

Select one or more AfECN working groups to collaborate with others in specific thematic areas

Membership Benefits


Gain access to AfECN membership directory, build partnerships and collaborate with leading individuals, organizations, institutions and partners in the ECD space in Africa.

Training and Education

Access to select ECD courses from renowned institutions with support towards implementation.


Getting involved in AfECN working groups provide opportunities to tackle and solve pressing challenges in ECD


Up to date information on ECD research, implementation, country and regional statistics, opportunities and events.

Best Practices

Learn skills and guidance for effective ECD implementation and policy development in Africa.

Exchange of Ideas

Share ideas, listen and learn from others as we work together to enhance ECD policy and practice in the region.


Build community and friendships amongst others with similar interests.

Discount Conference Attendance

Discounted registration fee to all AfECN conferences, workshops and those or select AfECN partners.

AfECN Magazine

Free subscription to the AfECN newsletter featuring ECD practices across Africa and spotlights of key individuals and organisations.