Changing the game at the After School Symposium

Changing the game at the After School Symposium

On 16 and 17 February I attended the Western Cape After School Game Changer Symposium, organised by the Western Cape Government and The Learning Trust. The conference focused on after-school programmes and how to make them more effective. FunDza is participating in of...
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...
My week at FunDza

My week at FunDza

We were lucky enough to have Trinity join us in the trenches for a short stint! This is her experience with us: “I first found out about FunDza through my gran. Some time back, I was wanting to job shadow someone for 3 days for a school project that we had to...
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...
Thank you to the Harry Crossley Foundation

Thank you to the Harry Crossley Foundation

Last year we had the pleasure of welcoming Ndibulele Sotondoshe to the FunDza team. He is a feature writer who is compiling a series of profiles on ambitious and interesting South Africans who are making a difference in the world. The series is called ‘Inspiring...
An organisation we love: Lubuto Library Partners!

An organisation we love: Lubuto Library Partners!

At FunDza, we love all people who love books and reading. And, we love the many organisations here in SA and further afield that promote reading. One of these is the Lubuto Library Project, which is building libraries in Zambia. These aren’t just any libraries,...
The year end of the Year Beyond

The year end of the Year Beyond

By Dorothy Dyer The Year Beyond is an interesting and challenging Western Cape Government project that had in this last year young volunteers going into 16 local no-fee paying schools and running extra-mural support programmes for learners in the afternoons. The...