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.
ECD 80% increase in number of ECD Centres registered with DSD
English Literacy 76% grade 3 learners achieving above 50%
Maths and Science 20% increase in foundational knowledge grade 4-7
In 2018, we were entrusted with the educational outcomes of almost half a million children. We are excited to share the snapshot of the impact of our efforts which progressively shows how we are performing along government’s stated goal of 90% of all learners...read more
By Ronald Chanetsa 29% of South African children are considered illiterate in Grade 4 i.e., they cannot read for meaning and understanding in any language. A study revealed that an alarming 51% of South African households do not have a single reading book suitable for...read more
Asifundze means “Let Us Read” in SiSwati. Penreach Partners TracN4, SAGE, FNB and the Shalamuka Foundation are opening up the world to 3 000 young children who would not have access to books and the wonderful world of reading otherwise. At the heart of the...read more
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- Until 23 February Teacher Development Workshop Registration
- 23 February 2019 – TDW #1
- 16 March 2019 – TDW #2
- 18 May 2019 – TDW #3
- 15 June 2019 – TDW #4
- 27 July 2019 – TDW #5
- 24 August 2019 – TDW #6
- 26 October 2019 – TDW #7
- 30 November 2019 – Penreach Awards Ceremony
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