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.

New Pretoria office opens!

This week help2read opens the doors of its new office in Annlin, Pretoria.

Ham&High interview with Alex Moss

A Hampstead man who has helped more than 8,000 children in South Africa to read has now set his sights on rolling out his trailblazing programme across the country.

Meet help2reads new ambassador Saskia Falken

Falken a former model, Miss SA finalist and recent winner of the 2012 MTN Radio Award for the best commercial radio station Daytime Presenter, now joins the likes of author Zakes Mda to actively promote the importance of reading and equipping children with a love for this life-long skill.

Cape Town Ajax inspires young learners

Cape Town Ajax has joined help2read to raise awareness of the importance of education, and on 11 October players visited Sobambisana School to meet young learners and share their message.

Our New Ambassador

We are delighted to announce that Zakes Mda is our new help2read ambassador.

help2read at 567 CapeTalk

help2read was invited to the 567 CapeTalk Kieno’s Roundtable

Give your time to others

Marianne Thamm blogged recently about Rwanda, where all adults are obliged to do five hours of community service one day a month.