Refresher training for Team FunDza

Refresher training for Team FunDza

The new year started with a bang, and one of our top priorities was to get Team FunDza out of the office and into the classroom… to introduce learners to our popular and practical ‘Writing Good Essays’ workshop. There are already a number of...
Siyamthanda’s job shadowing experience with FunDza

Siyamthanda’s job shadowing experience with FunDza

Over the years we have opened our doors to young people who would like to find out more about FunDza and job shadow in our organisation. It’s also great for us to connect with more young people and get their input on our work, and for them it gives them a little...
Introducing Connor, FunDza’s New Team Member

Introducing Connor, FunDza’s New Team Member

Energetic, well dressed, eager and curious, ambitious and outspoken, are just some of the adjectives you might use to describe our Connor Hoedemaker. He’s the latest and youngest member of our FunDza family, joining us as an intern after he spent the last year as a...
Power in group reading session workshops

Power in group reading session workshops

By Refilwehape Mofokeng There is a lot that we gain through running the reading group session workshop with our Family beneficiary groups and much we can take away from the experience. For example, we value the human connection we develop with our FunDza Family as...
Finding my feet at FunDza

Finding my feet at FunDza

By William Bosch I am a third year student at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. As part of my 3rd year, I had to gain some practical work experience within my field of study: Journalism. After a grueling process of applying at various places, I thankfully...
Tapping into our readers’ worlds

Tapping into our readers’ worlds

Every day the fundza.mobi platform receives more than a hundred comments on its many stories, blogs, articles, poems, online courses and Fanz writing. These comments provide us with a rich insight into the lives of our readers. They help us understand how our online...
Calendar for May

Calendar for May

2 May: Dorothy Dyer visits teachers in Heideveld, as part of Year Beyond visit. 2 May: LITASA conference meeting for Dorothy Dyer, at UCT. 3 May: Nandi visits Marang a Letsatsi. 3 May: Nandi hosts a reading group training session with Beautiful Gate. 4 May: FunDza...
Calendar for April

Calendar for April

4 April: Dorothy Dyer runs refresher training for the Year Beyond volunteers 7 April: Ros Haden, Dorothy Dyer and Mignon Hardie host the launch After School Action Series workshop with six young writers involved in the project at the FunDza offices. 10 April:...
Winning with #WriterWednesday

Winning with #WriterWednesday

We love our FunDza Fanz writers. To celebrate them we’re running our #WriterWednesday social media campaign that showcases every Wednesday one of our young and inspiring writers. We take their lovely photo, together with a short blurb on why they love to write...