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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Earlier this month help2read was chosen as the 4th charity partner for the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, the Cape’s premier 12km road run.  This is a fantastic opportunity for runners to lace up to run for literacy and help give the gift of literacy.

Term 1 Highlights

The 2019 South African Library week was celebrated with the theme Collaborate @ your Library during the week of 18 – 24 March 2019.
This theme connects with the LIASA Presidential Theme: “Libraries: Advancing development through collaboration, partnerships and innovation”.

Up Close with the 2019 LT’s

It is already the end of a very busy first term and we are proud to introduce the 2019 Community Literacy Tutors. After the recruitment and selection process in January, a total of 54 young people (aged 18 -35) have received the help2read Core Training. help2read core training is essential for LTs to not only understand the issues and challenges of literacy but to equip them with critical tools such as child protection, personal effectiveness before delivering one-on-one reading support.

Celebrating the joy of reading aloud

For 10 years, World Read Aloud Day has drawn global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories with children. As it was celebrated on 1st February, it is worth taking time to consider the countless benefits of reading aloud and the opportunity to integrate it into our daily interactions with children.

Reading Corner

The help2read team has kicked off the year with the introduction of a new and exciting feature to share with all our readers and supporters on the first Tuesday of each month called Book of the Month.

2019 Virgin Money London Marathon – Meet the help2read #TeamLiteracy Champions

elp2read was gifted with two charity ballot entries in the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon. We are excited to announce the two special and committed runners who have taken on the mission of unlocking the hearts and wallets of sponsors to achieve the charity goal of at least £1,750 as our Literacy Champions in the Virgin Money London Marathon taking place on 28 April 2019.