6 Dec 2017
‘The literacy crisis in South Africa is far worse than previously thought, with 78% of Grade 4 learners unable to read, according to the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)...
18 Nov 2017
Of all the children we have worked with, the ones we met on Wednesday touched us most deeply.
13 Mar 2016
We allow a self-selection process, which is administered by community workers or librarians. Permissions forms are issued to children who are interested (hopefully within the specified age groups,...
12 Mar 2016
The CBN team works with children who are needy in all of these aspects of their lives, underprivileged in the lack of opportunity and resources to learn to love reading, disempowered in not having...
19 Aug 2014
If there could be a measurement of success after workshops, we feel it would be measured by the amount of laughing (as opposed to giggling) that goes on.
18 Aug 2014
We work with children of ten, eleven and twelve (for the most part) and most of them speak English as their second, or even third, language.