The interns give us the scoop!

The interns give us the scoop!

We’re blessed with two young, vibrant, smart and literacy-savvy interns, so it would be wrong to not find out how they are enjoying their stint at FunDza so far. We welcomed Tamica Mopp at the start of February and Aimee-Claire Smith a week later. Here’s...
All you need is love! Nandi ties the knot

All you need is love! Nandi ties the knot

Our FunDza family is known for its love of celebrations. We’ve celebrated new books and exciting ventures, birthdays and new births, graduations and personal achievements. And, we’ve celebrated with those who’ve left to embark on new adventures. The...
Interning at the FunDza Literacy Trust

Interning at the FunDza Literacy Trust

My intern experience at FunDza has taught and liberated me more than I ever thought it would. In my first two and a half months, I had been focused on doing my utmost best so that I could have a presentable portfolio for CPUT. However, I quickly became involved in...
More than just fashion… Just Trendi!

More than just fashion… Just Trendi!

Want to get ahead on the current trends and social issues that young people are facing? Then Just Trendi is the blog to watch. Just Trendi began in 2014 as a fashion blog but it has since evolved into something more! We cover a wide range of topics from fashion and...
Running With FunDza

Running With FunDza

Prior to joining FunDza, I had worked with a number of organizations whose work revolved around the development of literacy among youth in disadvantaged areas around the country. I had also helped co-found reading clubs in several townships around the Eastern Cape and...
Getting comfy with our camera!

Getting comfy with our camera!

Last year NOMU donated to FunDza a fabulous Canon camera so we could document the life and times of FunDza that much better in pictures. We’re hugely grateful! But, none of us had been trained properly to use the camera. So, in April we asked Cover2Cover’s...
Serendipity plays a part in strategy

Serendipity plays a part in strategy

I’m a great believer in serendipity. When chance offers an opportunity, I try to grab it with both hands. Serendipity saved the day for our strategic planning meeting! The Thursday night before our Saturday strategy meeting, I had book club. I almost...
Meet Nandi – Our new Beneficiary Liaison

Meet Nandi – Our new Beneficiary Liaison

What a delight to welcome Nandipha Tshabane to the FunDza team. Nandi, as she likes to be called, is our new Beneficiary Liaison. Nandi is passionate about youth development. For the last 16 years she’s been involved with clinical research, social protection and...
Calendar for November 2015

Calendar for November 2015

See what’s happening with FunDza in November 2014 2-3 November: Mignon attends the USAID Global Education Summit in Washington DC. 13 November: End of year function for the Year Beyond project with an awards and appreciation ceremony for the YeBo volunteers....