Happenings at help2read October 2015

See our latest Happenings at help2read in October

Star Learner

When this learner started on the program her biggest challenge was that she was French speaking. The teacher put her on the program because she could not read or spell in English and was reading at a very low grade level.

Volunteer of the Month – Shehaam Harris

Shehaam has been an active participant at the help2read programme at Strandfontein Primary for the past four years (that’s over 250 hours of volunteering!).

Strong Finish for Team ABSA-lutely in ABSA Cape Epic

Well the Absa Cape Epic is now officially an event of the past and wow what an awesome race and experience it was. From day 1, the Prologue at Meerendal through day 8, finishing at Lourensford, Carlyle and I raced our hearts out.

Visit from Susan Belgrave

Susan Belgrave, a former teacher, created Volunteer Reading Help after she recognised the need for individualised tutoring in North Kensington primary schools.

Help2read in Malawi

In partnership with the Lion’s Club and multiple Malawian companies, help2read is in the process of expanding into Malawi.

help2read on SABC3

Recently help2read was featured on SABC 3’s Expresso Breakfast Show.

help2read (Western Cape office) has moved

After lots of packing, shuffling and unpacking, help2read has officially opened in Parow (21 McIntyre Street opposite the Superspar – come visit us!).

Very Successful Training in Hammanskraal

We have recently instated our programme in Hammanskraal, Gauteng. On the 2nd of July, Kylie Stewart (Programme Coordinator) trained 17 new volunteers at Kosea Moeka Primary School.

Smiles in Mbekweni

Welcome to new schools, volunteers and learners who have joined help2read in Mbekweni, near Paarl.