A shout out to our biggest complainer!

A shout out to our biggest complainer!

There is nothing better than having Fanz readers who not only spot mistakes but who also tell us about them! One of our most avid readers, using the pseudonym Maxine Jordan, first complained to us about technical problems with one of our online courses. When she...
Resilience in changing times

Resilience in changing times

We know that we live in changing and challenging times. As a small organisation we have little impact on the macro environmental changes in our country, and indeed the world. But  we do have control over our internal structure, and how we respond to these shifts and...
In exceptionally good company

In exceptionally good company

It was such a privilege and honour to go to UNESCO headquarters in Paris to accept the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy on behalf of the FunDza Literacy Trust. The prizes were awarded on International Literacy Day (ILD), where literacy-minded individuals and...
FunDza for the win!

FunDza for the win!

The FunDza Literacy Trust is getting young South Africans reading! While that may be winning news in itself, the organisation is delighted to have received international recognition: it has been selected as the inaugural recipient of The Joy of Reading Award 2017. The...
FunDza’s success in 2014

FunDza’s success in 2014

Thank you for all the support received throughout 2014 which has enabled the following: 25 June 2014 – Mignon Hardie was named as a finalist in the Western Cape’s Business Women of the Year award in the Social Enterprise Category.        ...
How FunDza started

How FunDza started

The motivation for the founding of the FunDza Literacy Trust grew out of the experiences of Dorothy Dyer, who was an English teacher at LEAP Science and Maths School in Pinelands. The LEAP school caters for talented students from deprived backgrounds and provides them...