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
Lowvelder Tuesday 25 June "The organisation will give you the opportunity to turn your 67 minutes into 67 reading opportunities to create a literate South Africa through the Penreach Books in Homes initiative." READ MORE...read more
Read our latest Newsbyte on the Penreach Play Day 2019 Click here: Penreach Play Day Newsbyteread 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
Upcoming Events 2019
- 16 August – Penryn Founders Day
- 24 August – TDW #6
- 29 August – 1 September – Penreach Books in Homes at Jozi Book Fair
- 2 – 8 September – National Book Week Activities
- 8 September – International Literacy Day
- 26 October – TDW #7
- 30 November – Penreach Awards Ceremony
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information about events.