Tag Archives: Volunteers

Volunteers on English Literacy Programme celebrate the end of a successful year!


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 wonderful volunteers!


A lot of our work at Sophakama is based on the goodwill of volunteers and donations. For example, without the commitment and involvement of volunteers on our English Literacy Programme, we would be unable to sustain the twice-weekly English sessions we have with the learners. And what an absolute inspiration our group of volunteers on […]

Xhosa lessons for volunteers


Our Books and Beyond literacy programme volunteers jumped at the opportunity to learn Xhosa. Inspired by their twice-weekly visits to Sophakama Primary School; where they teach English literacy to Grade 2’s and 3’s. They decided that it was important to understand Xhosa. Enabling them to acquire some basic vocabulary that could facilitate the reading sessions with their learners. […]