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New child education provider Safari Kid hopes to grow in the local pre-school space as it strives to meet the development needs of young children in Malaysia.

Safari Kid will kick-start enrolment of its first centre in Bangsar in May with the first term starting in September.

“I think we have the potential to grow strongly here.

“The local pre-school industry is such that there will always be a pre-school centre around the corner.

“But most of them are independently operated and most offer more day-care services than educational development programmes,” said Aniruddh Gupta, director of DML Education Pte Ltd, which holds the Safari Kid franchise in Asia.

Safari Kid began in Silicon Valley, California in 2005. It now has close to 2,500 children in its centres worldwide.

The programme, having been developed over eight years in Silicon Valley, focuses on the cognitive, language and communication skill development of the child.

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