Our Awards & Accolades

Best Practices Honoree recipient in the US Library of Congress’ Literacy Awards 2021 …more
LITASA Award: Significant Contribution to Literacy.
Winner of the MTN Donor’s Den at the Trialogue Business in Society Conference …more

Impumelelo Social Innovation Awards, Gold …more
Winner of the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy 2017 …more
Winner of the inaugural Joy of Reading Award 2017, sponsored by Systematic and Next Library Festival …more

Official charity of The School Librarian’s Conference 2015
Official charity of AfricaCom 2015 …more
Finalist of The Tech Award (Microsoft Education Prize) 2015 …more

Finalist of The Tech Award (Microsoft Education Prize) 2014 …more
Finalist of The WISE Awards 2014 …more
Mignon Hardie, Finalist in the Western Cape Business Woman of the Year Award (Social Enterprise category) …more

Listed in the US Library of Congress’ Best Practices publication for ‘innovative and effective work in the field of literacy and reading promotion’.
Included in the inaugural Nominet Trust’s NT100 list, as one of the most inspiring social tech innovations from around the world …more
Mignon Hardie, one of four finalists for the Global Association of MBA’s Entrepreneurial Venture Award …more
FunDza’s mobi network, selected as an official World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 project
Named by The Africa Report as one of Thirty ideas shaking up Africa …more
Named by Fast Company as one of the top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education in the World …more

Selected as one of 12 NGOs for Media24’s ‘Giving you Space to Grow’ initiative …more