Penreach NGO Mpumalanga

Making equal education possible for all South African children

If there is perhaps something that should keep us up at night, as a nation, this is it:  

58% of Grade 4 learners in South Africa cannot read for meaning, while 29% are considered illiterate.

The effects of this crisis will continue to be felt for decades to come.

It is a crisis in education that continues to perpetuate inequality and poverty. 

We invite you to receive a glimpse of our humble efforts to contribute to education excellence for one and all South Africans.

Our Impact


ECD 33% Improvement in Development Milestones


English Literacy 47% Improvement


Maths and Science 41% Improvement

Community supports Penreach Reading Camp

Joanne van der Walt, Manager of Sage Foundation South Africa and Adelaide Ngema Adelaide Ngema is a Penreach Reading Camp volunteer who resides in the Pienaar area near Vukasambe Primary School. In 2016, she was honoured for running the most successful Reading Camp at...

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Upcoming Event

  • September – Literacy Month
  • 27 October – Teacher Development Workshop
  • 24 November – Penreach Annual Awards

Contact for information about events.

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