The importance of education has been voiced many times, and one of the loudest voices for the cause is the READ Educational Trust, an organisation looking to brighten the futures of South African children through literacy.
South Africa’s latest artistic gem, Nelson Makamo, has made a name for himself in the local and international art scene. But now he is looking to take his work to the communities who have made him the person he is today.
Learners in rural areas often lack resources like books and learning aides at their schools. Rally to Read is addressing this issue, delivering learning materials to some of the country's most remotely located schools.
Aimed at township youth who want to develop themselves and overcome their circumstances, the Kliptown Youth Program provides a supportive environment and the resources for young people to pursue their dreams.