OPPORTUNITY: MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The FunDza Literacy Trust’s board are seeking to appoint two new members to ensure that we have the required capacity and skills to oversee our next phase of growth and expansion. We are particularly interested in attracting suitable candidates with either legal,...

JOB VACANCY: IN-HOUSE EDITOR/WRITER INTERN

The FunDza Literacy Trust is a non-profit organisation with a mission of getting young people across South Africa reading and writing for pleasure. FunDza has an online reading platform that publishes a diverse range of local content relevant to its readership. It...

JOB VACANCY: DEPUTY CONTENT MANAGER

The FunDza Literacy Trust is a non-profit organisation with a mission of getting young people across South Africa reading and writing for pleasure. FunDza has an online reading platform that publishes a diverse range of local content relevant to its readership. It...
Thank you, Xneelo, for your support

Thank you, Xneelo, for your support

Xneelo, formerly known as Hetzner, has sponsored FunDza’s dedicated server hosting since 2013. FunDza is hugely grateful for their support. In February, the web hosting company approached us to find out how their support of our online platform has made a...
Hamba kakuhle, Sonja!

Hamba kakuhle, Sonja!

I first met Sonja when she was in the process of finalising her book – The uBuntu Girl – detailing her incredible journey across our country. FunDza’s publishing partner, Cover2Cover Books, ended up publishing the book… but through the process...
Shining a light on our published writers

Shining a light on our published writers

We spend a lot of time working with our Fanz writers virtually – emails largely, but sometimes SMSes/WhatsApps or the odd phonecall. Having the opportunity to meet them in person and speak face-to-face becomes a valuable and precious opportunity. FunDza has...
Joining hands, speaking from our hearts

Joining hands, speaking from our hearts

This year we have committed to spending some resources on team building and personal development opportunities for staff as we have seen the difference these can have on individuals and the wellness of the organisation as a whole. Creating space to get to know one...
Top reads for 2018!

Top reads for 2018!

Looking at our top reads for 2018 we can see that romance continues to be a big drawcard for readers as many of these top reads have ‘love’ as an underlying theme. But, what also draws readers back are true life stories – particularly those that deal...