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FUNda Leader

You have chosen to join a wave of passionate and powerful people across the country, standing up to do your part in ensuring that all of South Africa’s children are given a better chance to succeed through the power of stories and reading.

Become a FUNda Leader

FUNDA GuyYou are a word walker, a story slayer, a fundi of all things funda.

You are story woke, awakened and impassioned by the literacy needs of your society. South Africa needs you – proud, diverse and engaged individuals who are out there being the change they want to see in the world!

Nal’ibali is here to celebrate and support you. We have a network of over 800 reading clubs in seven provinces. Men and women of all ages and backgrounds, speaking various languages, impact the lives of over 25 000 children each week. Become part of this reading revolution, by signing up right here:


Nal’ibali child protection policy

Children have the following rights: to learn; to have fun; not to be hurt; to be protected from physical, sexual and emotional harm; to speak and be taken seriously; to be treated equally no matter their race, gender, language, religion or other element of diversity; to privacy; to be protected from cigarettes, alcohol and drugs; and to proper care. FUNda Leaders who interact with children should not: spend excessive time with a child/children away from others; take a child/children to your home where they will be alone with you for no particular reason; hit or physically assault/abuse a child; act in ways that may be abusive; place a child/children in a situation of risk or potential risk; use language, make suggestions or offer advice that is inappropriate or abusive (e.g. swearing at a child); act or dress in a way that is inappropriate or sexually provocative; condone behavior of children that is illegal, unsafe or abusive; or discriminate against, exclude or favour particular children.

All adults who interact with children as part of Nal’ibali should uphold and promote child protection and children’s rights at all times.

Data Privacy Policy

From time to time, Nal’ibali may wish to share your contact details to connect you with other FUNda Leaders working in your area, to distribute reading materials to registered reading clubs, or to conduct research to improve how Nal’ibali works. We will not use or share your information for any other purpose.

Protection of Personal Information

All Personal Information (name, surname, etc.) that we collect on this form will be processed and held in accordance with the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, your rights thereunder as well as our Protection of Personal Information Policy. By completing this form, you consent to us processing your Personal Information.