Are you keen to make a difference in a child’s life? Are you available on a Tuesday and/or a Thursday? Join us for our regular reading sessions with Grade 2 learners on the English Literacy Programme! Contact Tracy Farquhar on email@example.com for volunteering.
Reading sessions began today for our fourth year of the English Literacy Programme. A new group of Grade 2 learners were assessed last week and 30 have been selected. To set everyone at ease, we began the session with a fun rhyme and then volunteers and learners were paired off. Each volunteer works with two […]
Our enthusiastic volunteers have begun their FOURTH year of reading sessions with Sophakama Primary School Grade 2 learners. The English Literacy Programme began with initial assessments this week and 30 learners will be selected for the twice-weekly reading sessions, starting next week. Their programme will run for a year. It’s awesome seeing how these young […]
Keep on reading! Keep on learning! This was the celebratory message given to our third group of learners, who completed their year on the English Literacy Programme today. At an emotional Certificate Ceremony, learners were handed their certificates and a book gift from their volunteer. Parents, principal and teachers, representatives from the WCED and volunteers […]
The current group of 30 Grade 3 learners started their final term on the English reading programme today. In June, they will have completed a year on the programme, focusing on reading, writing and understanding English, with a little bit of fun and games in between They will be the third group of learners to […]
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Hugs, smiles and high fives welcomed us at Sophakama Primary School today when we started our reading sessions for 2018. These Grade 3 learners have been participating on the English Literacy Programme since July 2017 and have another 6 months to go. They spend a year working with their volunteer twice a week, practising their English […]
Our volunteers on the English Literacy Programme ended their year with a lovely afternoon of bubbles and snacks. Volunteers used the time to chat and just hang out with this awesome group of people; the longer-standing volunteers who have become friends over time and the newer volunteers who had the chance to get to know […]
Our English Literacy Programme ended on a festive note for our Grade 2 learners today. They were spoilt with cupcakes and each learner received a book from their respective volunteers, as an end-of-year gift. Seeing them end their year with smiles was a joy to see. It’s hard to believe that their first 6 months […]
It’s very inspiring when we start a new year of the English Literacy Programme! We have just begun our THIRD year of the programme. Learners are enthusiastic, eager to learn and to show off what they can do and it’s wonderful for volunteers to get to know more learners in the school and to continue […]