FunDza phones on the go!

FunDza phones on the go!

We started the phone drive in November, and have since been able to bless FIVE recipients with a brand new smartphone. These FunDza fans were in the top category for having spent the most time reading the FunDza stories via Mxit, and it was wonderful to be able to...
Phones for FunDza!

Phones for FunDza!

When Mxit decided that it was time to close down its servers at the end of September, we knew we would lose all those readers who didn’t have access to a smartphone (as they wouldn’t be able to access our app or mobi site) and we were devastated. With FunDza’s goal to...
Introducing Nhlalwenhle

Introducing Nhlalwenhle

Nhlalwenhle Londeka Luthuli is a remarkable woman. She is a domestic worker by day and a writer by night as well as a mother to twins. Her employer doesn’t know that when she knocks off her work as a cleaner, she sits up late into the night writing gripping powerful...
Reflections on the mEducation Alliance Symposium

Reflections on the mEducation Alliance Symposium

Held over three days in Washington DC, the mEducation Alliance Symposium brought organisations using mobile technologies for education purposes together. Participants included leading international donor organisations, major research institutes, key policy makers,...
FunDza is a finalist for The Tech Awards

FunDza is a finalist for The Tech Awards

We’re celebrating! FunDza has been selected as a finalist for The Tech Awards (Microsoft Education prize) for the second year in a row. Microsoft Education Award celebrates organisations that seek to address barriers to educational opportunities that arise from...
Internet.org launch in Soweto with Soccer Laduma

Internet.org launch in Soweto with Soccer Laduma

Internet.org is a Facebook initiative that aims to provide a variety of free services to people via their mobile phones. Yes, you guessed right, FunDza is one of the free services! You could be reading FunDza’s fantastic locally-created stories for free if you are...
Launch of e-Libraries programme with Vodacom

Launch of e-Libraries programme with Vodacom

FunDza is proud to be a publishing partner of an educational content e-Libraries programme. Here is an article written by Vodacom and published on the Digital Classroom site about the launch of this programme on 7 July 2015: *** In order to help advance literacy...

FunDza is now available in SA via Internet.org

Internet.org, a Facebook initiative that aims to provide a variety of free services to people via their mobile phones, has now launched in South Africa. And, FunDza is one of the free services! So reading FunDza’s fantastic locally-created stories can be...
FunDza sends out its first teaser podcast!

FunDza sends out its first teaser podcast!

FunDza is experimenting with its new WhatsApp group. We can’t publish in this space, but it is a great way to connect with our readers and send out broadcast notifications. For #FunDzaFriday, on 17 April, we sent readers a short podcast of the first part of the...