Workshop for Gauteng library assistants

Workshop for Gauteng library assistants

FunDza was invited to run a workshop for library assistants in Gauteng about how they can use the Harmony High books, and our It Your Right! pocket booklets, to start reading clubs in local libraries. So on the 24 February I ran a day’s workshop in the rather dim...
World Read Aloud Day 2017

World Read Aloud Day 2017

False Bay College Muizenberg invited FunDza to spend time with their Level 2 students this year in celebrating World Read Aloud Day on 16 February. We are fortunate to have an ongoing relationship with three False Bay College campuses where we run ‘Reading for...
Calendar for March 2017

Calendar for March 2017

Have a look what’s in store for FunDza in March! 1 March: Dorothy does YEBO training in Gugulethu. 8-9 March: Mignon is in Johannesburg for the final module of Tsiba’s Financial Sustainability course. 10 March: Sonja hosts Reading for Enjoyment sessions at...
The end of a chapter: It Takes Two!

The end of a chapter: It Takes Two!

Since 2014 we’ve been running a flagship project sponsored by the National Arts Council and called “Mentoring Our Future Writers”. Saturday, 18 February, saw us close the book on the final chapter of this inspiring and heart-warming endeavour in...
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...
Jayne Bauling visits with FunDza

Jayne Bauling visits with FunDza

FunDza and Cover2Cover Books were delighted to host a visit from Jayne Bauling, to promote her new book Playmaker, published by Cover2Cover. Jayne has published many youth novels and has won many awards for them too, so we were honoured to bring her on board as a...
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...
Shifting perceptions

Shifting perceptions

Back in April FunDza had a strategy session about where we have come from and where we are going. We strategised, bonded and thought and thought. And we felt. Our hearts spoke of the shifts that we as South Africans need to make in order to help develop the...