Branding me workshops at Etafeni

Branding me workshops at Etafeni

  FunDza’s “Branding Me” workshops might fall under our Developing Young Writers Programme, but it’s far more than that. The workshop focuses on building skills of how to ‘brand’ yourself in job interviews and application letters. Participants learn about the...
Getting teens in Clanwilliam writing

Getting teens in Clanwilliam writing

During the April school holidays, Children’s Book Network (CBN) invited FunDza to visit it in Clanwilliam and run writing workshops for a group of teens. CBN runs workshops for primary school children. But, this holiday, they wanted to offer something for high school...
Branding Me writing workshop at Etafeni

Branding Me writing workshop at Etafeni

FunDza ran a “Branding Me” writing workshop at the Etafeni Centre in Nyanga township on 16 March 2015. The workshop was for participants in Etafeni’s “Fit for Life” programme and focused on building skills on how to ‘brand’ yourself  in job interviews and...
Jingqi reading and writing workshops

Jingqi reading and writing workshops

Recently a colleague – Zimkhitha Mlanzeli – and I ran English writing workshops at a rural high school in the Eastern Cape. It was a fascinating – and challenging – experience. The teachers had complained that learners are not expressing...

Branding Me! – A new Write4Life course

FunDza is piloting a new Write4Life course today at Etafeni, Nyanga. Branding Me! aims to support people who would like to apply for a job, a bursary, a college, or just start their own business. Attendees will learn about different skills required for different jobs,...
Write4Life workshop a success!

Write4Life workshop a success!

The groups from Ikamva Youth (Makhaza and Nyanga) and Education without Borders rated FunDza’s first Write4Life Creative Writing Workshop a great success! Eighteen teens from these groups attended the two-day course that introduced them to various creative...
Write4Life Creative Writing Workshop underway

Write4Life Creative Writing Workshop underway

FunDza’s first Write4Life creative writing workshop is underway with 18 learners from Fezeka Secondary School, Oscar Mpetha High School and Chris Hani High School. The workshop, presented by Ros Haden, Dorothy Dyer and Sonwabiso Ngcowa, aims to give learners new...