About Us

The Need

The FunDza Literacy Trust is a South African nonprofit dedicated to improving literacy among teens and young adults. Education provides the foundation for a healthy, stable, growth-oriented society – literacy is its cornerstone.

Our People

The FunDza team brings together highly-skilled individuals with experience in business, marketing, publishing, writing and teaching. Most importantly, all are passionate readers who share a deep desire to build a better future for all through the transformative power of literacy and story-telling.

Our Supporters

The FunDza Literacy Trust’s supporters are making it possible for FunDza to build a sustainable high-impact organisation that can impact on literacy by building a culture of reading and growing a love of writing among teens and young adults in South Africa. Thank you all for your support!

Our Annual Reports

FunDza has been growing! Read through our annual reports to see what we have achieved in previous years and how it is having an impact on generations of readers and writers

Our Press Coverage

FunDza’s innovative work is capturing the attention of a wide range of media. Read archived reports here.

Our Awards & Accolades

FunDza’s work is being recognised locally and internationally for its innovative approach in getting young South Africans reading and writing for pleasure.

Our Public Participation

FunDza staff are regularly invited to participate in conferences both in SA and abroad to share their ideas and learnings.