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 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

Press Release: Penreach Play Day 2019

Penreach Play Day 2019 Mbombela – “Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.”- Fred Rogers. Penreach experiences the transformative power of play for young children on a daily basis, in pre-schools and homes across the region. But once a year,...

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Upcoming Events 2019

  • 15 June – TDW #4
  • 18 July – Nelson Mandela Day
  • 27 July  –  TDW #5
  • 9-16 August – National Science Week
  • 16 August – Penryn Founders Day
  • 24 August – TDW #6
  • 26 October – TDW #7
  • 30 November  – Penreach Awards Ceremony

Contact for information about events.

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