Nal’ibali (isiXhosa for “here’s the story”) is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign to spark children’s potential through storytelling and reading.
Theory of change
Storybook reading and storytelling benefit children both cognitively and emotionally. Cognitively, story book reading, and storytelling make a critical contribution to developing literacy through building...
Meet the team
Meet the team behind the Nal’ibali magic! Based across the country, each one of these individuals works to bring the power of stories to as many South Africans as possible.
The Nal’ibali Trust board members ensure that the work and goals of Nal’ibali are always in line with the long term vision to spark and sustain a culture of reading and storytelling in South Africa.