We profile some of these incredible individuals, hear their story and map their journey to making South Africa a literate nation. Here yourself from these young lives.
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Join our passionate literacy volunteers across the country, who give their time telling and reading stories to South African children.
My name is Bomikazi and I’m from Bizana, where I’ve worked in schools. At first, I was nervous because I was not giving myself a chance to read at all.
My name is Londiwe Dlamini. I want to share my story about the schools that I visited.
Hello! My name is Nomfundo Shazi. I’m a Story Sparker from Ugu District. I would like to share with you my story.
Hello! My name is Nonkanyiso Shabalala. I’m a Story Sparker from Uthukela District. I will share with you my story about my community. I run a holiday programme.
Okay! Hello! My name is Phindile Khawula. I’m a Story Sparker in Maluti and my topic is “An Unforgettable Transformation”. I’m going to speak about my community school.
My name is Thandiwe Lamula and I’m a Story Sparker in Uthukela District. My story, “Yikheni Imfundo”, is very famous in my community, my home and at school.