In the spirit of Mandela Day, Bizcommunity staff members volunteered to spend time with learners at Manenberg Primary School in Cape Town. The volunteers interacted and read to 70 learners between Grades R-1. The school is part of the Western Cape Education Department's literacy programme and is an ongoing project in underprivileged communities. In the wise words of the late Nelson Mandela, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."...
The King Shaka International Airport has donated Caps (Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements) compliant natural science and mathematics kits along with mobile libraries to six primary schools in the KwaMashu and Inanda areas north of Durban.
The Sage Foundation recently launched an initiative aimed at equipping schools with mobile libraries. The objective of the initiative is to improve learners' literacy levels and will include the donation of mobile libraries at schools across the country.
The most recent mobile library was donated to the Saphinda Primary School in Umlazi, south of Durban.
Mancosa officially announced its partnership with the Department of Basic Education and New Africa Education Foundation (NAEF), which is aimed at contributing to the 'read-to-lead' campaign. The partnership is underpinned by Mancosa's Literacy Project - a project that was launched on the same day as the partnership announcement.
Dawn held its 2017 Mentor Meet-up at the at Shine Studios in Johannesburg. Winners of Dawn's online competition attended the meet-up and met up with some of the country's most influential women as they participated in panel discussions.