Calendar for March 2017

Calendar for March 2017

March is soon upon us, here is what’s planned: 8 & 9 March: Mignon is in Johannesburg for the final modules of Tsiba’s Financial Sustainability course. 10 March: Sonja hosts Reading for Enjoyment sessions at False Bay College, Fish Hoek. 12-17...
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...
Calendar for January 2017

Calendar for January 2017

 A new year! We are excited for 2017, and all it holds for FunDza. With most staff returning to work after some vacation time on the 9th of January, we hit the ground running and can’t wait to get stuck in to 2017! Some events this month include: 10 January:...
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...
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...
Visit to the Eastern Cape

Visit to the Eastern Cape

I was invited by the Education Department of the Eastern Cape, via the Eastern Cape Reading Association of South Africa (RASA), to visit PE and run a workshop for learners and their teachers on reading for pleasure and the FunDza materials available for use. About six...