FunDza visits Masiphumelele Library

FunDza visits Masiphumelele Library

By Aimee-Claire Smith The Uber picks us up outside the FunDza offices in Muizenberg. My co-worker, Zimkhitha, and I climb into the back seat and begin the half-hour drive to Masiphumelele, a small township somewhere near Fish Hoek. We don’t talk much, preferring to...
Yoza stories and comments move to FunDza

Yoza stories and comments move to FunDza

By Steve Vosloo In September 2009 I set out to answer the question: would South African teens read short stories, or m-novels, on their mobile phones? We knew that teens were “addicted” – as the media often claimed – to their phones, but this was mainly for chatting...
Running With FunDza

Running With FunDza

Prior to joining FunDza, I had worked with a number of organizations whose work revolved around the development of literacy among youth in disadvantaged areas around the country. I had also helped co-found reading clubs in several townships around the Eastern Cape and...
Calender for June 2016

Calender for June 2016

3 June: Sonja runs sessions as part of the Reading for Enjoyment Campaign at False Bay College – Fish Hoek Campus 7 June: FunDza welcomes Heather Hayes and Eva Cortes as volunteers for their internship period. Both are studying at the University of Kentucky, USA. 9...
Getting inspired at Franschhoek Literary Festival

Getting inspired at Franschhoek Literary Festival

For the second year, FunDza brought False Bay College students involved in the Reading for Enjoyment Campaign to the Franschhoek Literary Festival (FLF). Last year we were accompanied by 15 eager and ready-to-learn students from the Fish Hoek Campus. This year on –...
Calender for May 2016

Calender for May 2016

6 May: Reading for Enjoyment Campaign at False Bay College – Fish Hoek Campus 10 May: Reading for Enjoyment Campaign at False Bay College – Khayelitsha Campus 12 May: Presenting FunDza stories with High Shcool learners as part of the Franschhoek Literary Festival Book...
Calender for April 2016

Calender for April 2016

See what’s happening with FunDza this April: 5 April: Reading for Enjoyment Campaign at False Bay College – Khayelitsha Campus 6 April: FunDza turns 5 years old! 6 April: FunDza’s ‘Five Facts about FunDza’ Competition starts. There’s R5000...
Calendar for March 2016

Calendar for March 2016

See what’s happening with FunDza this March: 1 March: Reading for Enjoyment Campaign at False Bay College – Khayelitsha Campus 4 March: Reading for Enjoyment Campaign at False Bay College – Fish Hoek Campus 11 March: Reading for Enjoyment Campaign at...