An afternoon with FunDza

An afternoon with FunDza

“Dear FunDza Team. Thank you for facilitating a great meeting. It was insightful to give feedback in a more relaxed environment, sharing of what has been working in different organizations, schools etc. I really felt encourage to implement some of the best practices...
Calendar for February 2017

Calendar for February 2017

Even though we can’t believe we’re more than halfway through February, here is what we have been and what we will be up to in February: 6 February: Sonja Kruse provides training for the 2017 Year Beyond Volunteers in fun activities and games. 14...
Lots of learning thanks to Year Beyond

Lots of learning thanks to Year Beyond

The Western Cape Government’s Year Beyond Programme places young volunteers in local schools to run extra-curricula English and Maths support classes, as well as ‘clubs’. FunDza supplies the English content for the ten high schools that are part of the programme. The...
Mingling with future leaders

Mingling with future leaders

There seems to be many schools and organisations that have grasped the value of hosting education sessions – even in the school holidays. The Sozo Foundation, one of our newest beneficiary groups in our Popularising Reading programme, is definitely one of these. We...
Branding me workshops at Etafeni

Branding me workshops at Etafeni

  FunDza’s “Branding Me” workshops might fall under our Developing Young Writers Programme, but it’s far more than that. The workshop focuses on building skills of how to ‘brand’ yourself in job interviews and application letters. Participants learn about the...
Thank you to the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation

Thank you to the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation

FunDza was honoured to receive a donation from the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation – a charitable organisation dedicated to empowering young writers, the advancement of the adventure writing genre and the promotion of literacy. Wilbur and Niso Smith paid a...
Author visit to Iliso Care Society in Khayelitsha

Author visit to Iliso Care Society in Khayelitsha

This week Zimkhitha Mlanzeli, author of the latest book in the Harmony High series Blood Ties, visited one of our beneficiaries, Iliso Care Society in Khayelitsha to chat about the writing of her new book Blood Ties. Zimkhitha said that she was a little skeptical, due...