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An exciting new partnership gets underway

An exciting new partnership gets underway

We are working on an exciting new project with the National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW). For one of their interventions, the NACCW have two field-workers at eight high schools in KZN where they support...

Personal development through NLP

Personal development through NLP

The Learning Trust (TLT) has been running Neuro-Linguistic Programming workshops and courses for its grantees for several years. Charles Ainslie, former director of TLT, together with Christine Downton, the TLT chair and founder,...

Introducing Asithandile, FunDza’s new intern

Introducing Asithandile, FunDza’s new intern

My name is Asithandile Tyulu, an intern at FunDza Literacy Trust, an aspiring teacher, and a creative. I grew up in a loving, Zion Christian home and as a result I’m a Zion Christian. I’m the last born of two children – two boys. My older brother is 14 years older...

These winners are ‘something special’!

These winners are ‘something special’!

We all have something that is special to us – perhaps it is something that someone gave you, or something you found, or something you saved up for. These special things come with memories and stories attached… FunDza ran a writing competition inviting entrants to...

Congratulations Ndibulele – our first FunDza dad

Congratulations Ndibulele – our first FunDza dad

Special things have been happening in our neck of the woods lately. One of those things is “Inspiring Tomorrow” feature writer, Ndibulele Sotondoshe who has recently become a dad. Ndibulele joined us in 2015 as a journalism intern, and over the years has been the...

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 Sonja fell in love...

#ReadBecause… join the movement!

#ReadBecause… join the movement!

Why do you read? Why does anyone read? Is it because it's fun or relaxing or because you want to gain new knowledge? Is it to escape your current reality by traveling to far-flung ‘places'? Or is it perhaps to make new friends within the pages of a book? There are so...

FunDza inspires after school practitioners

FunDza inspires after school practitioners

On 9 April Dorothy and I ran a session at the Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute in Kraaifontein with after school practitioners. The session was part of the After School Game Changer Practitioner course run by the Western Cape Government, along with other...

Books and all that Jazz!

Books and all that Jazz!

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is an annual event that Cape Town has come to embrace since 2000 – initially as part of the North Sea Jazz Festival. Every year at the end of March, or beginning of April, the event unfolds, opening its arms for local jazz...

Let’s chat over tea on Twitter

Let’s chat over tea on Twitter

To celebrate SA Library Week, FunDza hosted a fun 'tea on Twitter' chat on 20 March to get its readers and writers to engage with one another and to shine a light on literacy and the power of the pen... or in this case the pixel! FunDza posed seven questions and asked...

My Heritage My Dreams Writing Workshop

My Heritage My Dreams Writing Workshop

On March 8th and 15th FunDza ran a creative writing workshop at Ikamva Labantwana Bethu in Nyanga East. It was sponsored by the Western Cape Department of Culture, Arts, Sports and Recreation and participants were out-of-work youth and volunteers who worked with...

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