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...
Valentine’s splash in the Sunday Tribune

Valentine’s splash in the Sunday Tribune

The Sunday Tribune in KwaZulu-Natal ran a Valentine’s Day Special that gave readers a taste of FunDza’s fabulous short stories that can be read and enjoyed on FunDza’s mobi site (fundza.mobi). As the feature coincided with Valentine’s day, of course they selected hot...
FunDza in the News: 2014

FunDza in the News: 2014

BizCommunity published ‘A library on a phone’ mobi network boosts reading’ – 16 November 2014 IT WEB published ‘SA’s FunDza finalist in Tech Awards’ – 17 September 2014. The Daily News published ‘NPOs fill literacy and reading gaps’ on Monday 8 September...
FunDza on the airwaves – 2014

FunDza on the airwaves – 2014

Nicci Giles was interviewed by Ernest Pillay on ‘DriveTime’ on Radio 2000 – 17 November 2014. On her recent trip to the Frankfurt Book Fair, Dorothy Dyer was interviewed by a local radio station about her work with FunDza and Cover2Cover Books. Search for ‘Dorothy ‘...
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.        ...
FunDza goes on TV in 2014

FunDza goes on TV in 2014

Mignon Hardie was interviewed about FunDza on eNCA news morning show – 15 July 2014. Zimkhitha Mlanzeli, Sicelo Kula and Nicci Giles were interviewed by EKSE (DSTV channel 263)  on Cape Town TV – 26 May 2014. FunDza was featured as part of ‘The Ubuntu Girl‘ interview...
FunDza named as a WISE Awards finalist

FunDza named as a WISE Awards finalist

FunDza Literacy Trust is proud to announce that the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) has today named it as a 2014 WISE Awards Finalists. This year’s list of Finalists represent some of the most inspiring and visionary work undertaken by non-governmental...
FunDza on TV – 2013

FunDza on TV – 2013

              The FunDza Team was featured on the SABC TV show “Mother of All Professions” – a full half hour documenting and showcasing FunDza’s work. This was screened on Friday the 28th of June 2013 at 11:00 on...

FunDza on the radio 2013

Dorothy Dyer was interviewed on PowerFM for 30 minutes, discussing FunDza’s work on Tuesday the 8 October 2013. Emma van der Vliet of the Centre for Education Innovations discussed FunDza on PowerFM on 24 August 2013 Phoebe Sibomana and Ros Haden were interviewed...
FunDza’s success in 2013

FunDza’s success in 2013

              Thank you for all the support received throughout 2013 which has enabled the following: US Library of Congress Literacy Awards has included FunDza in their ‘Best Practices’ publication as a project that exemplifies...