The first five years of a child’s life has a profound impact on their development and well-being, now and in their future.
Our free app is for all parents and caregivers who want the best for their children from the earliest age.
Thrive by Five combines the latest parenting research with fun and easy to understand local activities that you and your child can enjoy together.
Drawing on five domains - connect, talk, play, healthy home and community, everyday activities can be turned into fun, learning opportunities that benefit your child, and your wider community.
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Founded by Dr Ehsanollah and Mrs Fatema Bayat, Bayat Foundation has served Afghanistan since 2006, through programs centred on women's health and empowerment, child development, education, emergency relief, and medical aid.
The Foundation’s goal is to rekindle a healthy and hopeful spirit, so that all Afghans have the opportunity to prosper.
Minderoo Foundation is based in Perth, Western Australia, and is one of the Asia Pacific’s largest philanthropies. Its key initiatives focus on early childhood development, tackling modern slavery, and rejuvenating the world’s oceans. Minderoo Foundation has a forward-thinking and bold approach to creating effective and scalable impact solutions around the world.
University of Sydney - Brain and Mind Centre
Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney is Australia’s oldest university. It has become a leading global university.
University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre is a global leader in neuroscience, with a focus on child development and youth mental health.
The Thrive by Five app’s content development is led by the Brain and Mind Centre, with experts based in Australia, Afghanistan, USA and Canada, from fields such as anthropology and neuroscience, who work closely with Minderoo Foundation’s in-country partners.