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Multilingual stories

Looking for stories to read in a range of African languages and English? Try our growing collection of stories to print out or read aloud. 

Multilingual supplements

Browse our archive of Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment supplements available in eight language combinations. 

Multilingual rhymes

Being told stories and being read to, leads children to develop the rich storehouse of language, grammar and vocabulary they need when learning to read and write. Try our multilingual stories below or send us your own stories to share with others

Audio stories

Browse our archive of audio stories in partnership with SABC Education to enjoy at home, at school or in your reading club. 

FunDza teen stories

FunDza's online platform - fundza.mobi - gets teens and young adults reading on their phones. Find exciting stories, poems, blogs, plays, essays and more on FunDza!

Or connect with FunDza on WhatsApp - message 'hi' to 0600 54 8676 and then follow the menu prompts to get reading.If you're interested in writing, email your story, essay or poem to writing@fundza.co.za, and get published as a Fanz writer on the fundza.mobi platform.

Story cards

Grow your children's love of reading by printing out our beautifully illustrated story cards containing traditional and modern stories. 

Story seeds

Do you want to tell your own stories but sometimes find it a bit difficult to get going? Here are some ideas to get you started - available in 6 SA languages. 

Your stories

Want to submit your own stories? Check out our selection of poems, stories and writings created by you - or send us your own here! 

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