FunDza partners with President’s Virtual Reading Club

FunDza partners with President’s Virtual Reading Club

We are very excited to announce that for the President’s next Virtual Reading Club the book being discussed is to be found on FunDza’s site. The Virtual Reading Club is run by the National Education Collaboration Trust’s National Reading Coalition, of which...
Introducing…. The People of Phendula Park

Introducing…. The People of Phendula Park

FunDza believes in the power of story in engaging readers with issues that affect them and their communities. It also believes that knowledge is power. The combination of fictional stories with informative resource material that unpacks the issues in the stories is a...
Special Covid-19 Book Distribution launched

Special Covid-19 Book Distribution launched

We know that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected us all. So we are changing our book policy for the next few months and inviting all interested organisations, who are currently working directly with young people, to apply for a FunDza book donation. The books can be...
Books and all that Jazz!

Books and all that Jazz!

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is an annual event that Cape Town has come to embrace since 2000 – initially as part of the North Sea Jazz Festival. Every year at the end of March, or beginning of April, the event unfolds, opening its arms for local jazz...
Shining a light on our published writers

Shining a light on our published writers

We spend a lot of time working with our Fanz writers virtually – emails largely, but sometimes SMSes/WhatsApps or the odd phonecall. Having the opportunity to meet them in person and speak face-to-face becomes a valuable and precious opportunity. FunDza has...
Having fun with our FUNZINE…!

Having fun with our FUNZINE…!

At FunDza we are very excited about our new ‘funzine’ for reading clubs – a magazine-book publication full of poems, stories, articles and plays that have been enjoyed on the Fundza mobi site. It is different from our other anthologies, not only in size, but also in...
Catching up with Cebo

Catching up with Cebo

FunDza works with a network of beneficiary groups – called the FunDza Family – around the country that receive books and reading resources to support a culture of reading and writing in their communities. We caught up for five minutes to ask five questions...
It’s pouring books at the KwaFaku Book Jam

It’s pouring books at the KwaFaku Book Jam

On the 30 June 2018, Nandi from FunDza Literacy Trust visited the KwaFaku book jam in Crossroads, Cape Town. The Book Jam was organised to encourage children and young adults to read for enjoyment and write for expression. It is through such initiatives with...