Challenges to the Siyafunda Literacy Campaign in Richmond

  • Sandra Land


Concepts of literacy campaigns provide the context for a description and evaluation of the Siyafunda Literacy Campaign in the town of Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal. Recent political events in the region are noted. The leadership provided by the mayor, the need for the involvement of community members and features of the campaign such as the I Love Reading Month, book flood, Family Book Project, the Mayor's Reading Minutes and storytelling are briefly described as are the implementation and monitoring of the project and the lessons learnt.

Innovation (2003) No. 26, pp 39-42

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