2017’s Top Reads

2017’s Top Reads

It’s always great to see what stories, books, essays, poems and plays have made our readers heart sing or touched a nerve. We decided to analyse all the content read on fundza.mobi to find out what content was most popular in 2017. Unsurprisingly, romance as a...
Meet our brand spanking new interns!

Meet our brand spanking new interns!

FunDza warmly welcomes two new interns to the team: Refilwe Mofokeng and Lukhanyo Matshebelele. We so look forward to having you on board! Now let’s find out a little more about them – Refilwe, tell us how you found out about FunDza? “I found out...
Calendar for December

Calendar for December

The countdown to the end of the year begins! It’s been a fantastic and – at times – crazy-busy ride. Thanks to all who have been a part of our year. We look forward to a little bit of R&R coming soon. But before that happens… 6 December:...
My journey with FunDza

My journey with FunDza

My name is Sive Sibenya and since I started working for the FunDza Literacy Trust, nothing has been the same and my life has changed drastically, in a positive way. I started working for FunDza on the 10th August 2017. I was hired under a three-month contract, where I...
Saying goodbye to FunDza

Saying goodbye to FunDza

Around four months ago, I started my internship at the FunDza Literacy Trust as part of my in-service training as a Journalism student at CPUT. Not having much previous work experience, I really did not know what to expect from the environment. Would there be devious...
Gold at the Impumelelo Social Innovation Awards

Gold at the Impumelelo Social Innovation Awards

  FunDza is immensely proud to have won Gold in the Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards, a leading awards programme in South Africa, that rewards innovators who find creative solutions to public problems. Impumelelo is dedicated to ensuring that award winners are...
Calendar for November

Calendar for November

4 November: FunDza team, friends and family, attend the Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards – a gala event at the Artscape Theatre. Watch this space to hear if we won an award! 8 November: Mignon attends ‘Community of Practice’ After School...
False Bay College and Nikkie’s drive for literacy

False Bay College and Nikkie’s drive for literacy

FunDza has a great relationship with False Bay College, and holds regular Reading for Enjoyment sessions at both Fish Hoek and Khayelitsha campuses. We asked Nikkie Ncgawa (Student Representative Council at False Bay College, Fish Hoek) to tell us about the book drive...
Aimee-Claire Smith: Life after FunDza at Puku

Aimee-Claire Smith: Life after FunDza at Puku

I recently took a short trip down to Cape Town from my hometown of Pretoria, and of course had to visit my friends and old co-workers at the FunDza offices in Muizenberg. FunDza is still and always will be very close to my heart. After seeing the team again, I began...