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Meet the Fellows of the Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship at Injini
Injini is pleased to announce the first cohort of 12 EdTech companies participating in the inaugural Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship at Injini. Injini is part of an Africa-wide network of partners implementing the Mastercard Foundation Fellowship to support growth-stage EdTech startups as they seek to improve learning outcomes. 14 Apr 2023 Read more

When the youth write and read, they can better own their stories
When I was 10, my uncle gifted me a Reader's Digest subscription, which was renewed annually until well into my 20s. If I'd listened to my friends, who thought it was the definition of uncool, all of those renewals probably wouldn't have happened. That would've been a shame because those magazines sparked a love of reading, writing, and learning that later informed my decision to study journalism and explore how mobile technology enhances learning amongst TVET college youth. 6 Apr 2023 Read more

Why digital and physical libraries must coexist in SA
According to a report by, South Africa's public libraries are closing down at an alarming rate across the country. The reasons for this vary from shrinking budgets to management issues to many people using their phones and other mobile devices to access information they once would have accessed in a library. According to Lea-Anne Moses, executive director and trustee at the Fundza Literacy Trust, the latter need not be the reason, as physical libraries and digital tools can co-exist and thrive together. 24 Mar 2023 Read more

ALT and Fundza team up for a story about data privacy
To mark this year's World Data Protection Day (28 January 2023), a group of literacy specialists and data privacy advocates have joined up to publish a new piece of YA (young adult) fiction about data privacy. This unique partnership, between the Fundza Literacy Trust and ALT Advisory, aims to spark a conversation about data protection with young people, particularly in South Africa. 30 Jan 2023 Read more

Introducing new Fundza board members: Helping to harness technology to amplify young South African voices
Stories are at the heart of human existence. It is how we connect with others and pass on learning from one generation to the next. Thanks to technology, we can now share more stories faster. 29 Sep 2022 Read more

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