#Education Access

  • Article: #RaiseTheGrade: Ask the South African Government to Expand the Early Grade Reading Package
    AdvocacyEducation

    #RaiseTheGrade: Ask the South African Government to Expand the Early Grade Reading Package

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 23, 2019

    Nearly 80% of grade 4 students in South Africa can’t read for meaning. Read more

  • Article: Career Workshops for Young South Africans Are Fighting Youth Unemployment
    PartnerEducation

    Career Workshops for Young South Africans Are Fighting Youth Unemployment

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 5, 2019|Tsogo Sun (Pty) Ltd

    More than 11,000 learners have been empowered with essential skills. Read more

  • Article: Malawi Campaigners Seek to End Sex in Girls' Initiation Ceremony
    Girls & Women

    Malawi Campaigners Seek to End Sex in Girls' Initiation Ceremony

    Jan. 9, 2019|Voice of America

    Child rights campaigners say the initiation ritual fuels Malawi's high rate of child marriage. Read more

  • Article: The Mayor of Durban Is Leading the Way on Education and Tackling Period Poverty
    Education

    The Mayor of Durban Is Leading the Way on Education and Tackling Period Poverty

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 19, 2018

    “In small spheres and own backyards, we can indeed make a difference.” Read more

  • Article: These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World
    Water & Sanitation

    These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 25, 2018

    In Africa, 1 in 10 girls are having their education interrupted because of their periods. Read more

  • Article: A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa
    Girls & Women

    A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 25, 2018

    Sibulele Sibaca was orphaned at 16 by HIV — so she launched a foundation to support other girls. Read more

  • Article: This Incredible South African Organisation Is Empowering Young People Through Art
    Education

    This Incredible South African Organisation Is Empowering Young People Through Art

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Sept. 12, 2018

    During the 2010 World Cup, the organisation Lalela was born. Read more

  • Article: British Schools Are Being Twinned With Schools in Conflict Zones for a Brilliant Reason
    Education

    British Schools Are Being Twinned With Schools in Conflict Zones for a Brilliant Reason

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 11, 2018

    One in six children in the world are learning in conflict zones. Read more