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...
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...
Taming the Whatsapp monster

Taming the Whatsapp monster

For my final year journalism studies course at CPUT, whilst technically still a student, I have been working at FunDza as part of a required six month internship. My time at FunDza has been nothing short of amazing.   I have been a part of the FunDza staff for almost...
Storytelling with deaf learners

Storytelling with deaf learners

The sound of silence in a dramatic pause in the middle of reading. That’s what I’m hooked on! Watching teens and young adults getting hooked on a story. That’s what I’m hooked on. I get to be on stage during reading and writing workshops. I am the young man sitting on...
Reviewing FunDza’s online reading curriculum

Reviewing FunDza’s online reading curriculum

FunDza is in the process of developing an online curriculum which we mainly piloted last year with the Western Cape’s Year Beyond project in eight high schools. However as the computers and Internet were not always functioning at these schools, and so the learners...