PUBLICITY

The Project has always appreciated The Rotary Family’s enormous support of our literacy efforts and we have in the past made significant contributions back to The Rotary Foundation, from whom we have received generous grant funding.

 

Rotary Africa, our official regional publication, has periodically carried articles on our project, including two stunning “front page” covers for which we are doubly grateful! In acknowledging this support, we have become a regular advertiser in the magazine, which has proved a good investment in terms of “ad spend”!

RI PRESIDENT, RFHD 2017

This Rotary Africa article shows Rotary International President Ian Riseley and his wife Juliet holding a copy of the Usborne Illustrated Dictionary. This article was published in November 2017.

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ROTARY AFRICA SUPPORTING THE PROJECT

Rotary Africa’s Editor Sarah Paterson and Administrator Sharon Robertson are shown displaying Rotary Learning Library books at the Rotary Projects Fair in Gauteng in September 2017.

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EXPRESSO SHOW

Vyv Deacon, D9350’s 2013/2014 District Governor was interviewed on the SABC Mandela Monday TV Expreso Show to mark Rotary International’s 109th Anniversary.   This live Interview on Monday 24th February 2014 included information about the Dictionary Project.   View the excerpt below.  

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CAN YOU READ THIS?

by Regional Rotary Co-ordinator – Zone 20A South, PDG Natty Moodley www.rcnatty.blogspot.com   If you can, then you are part of the lucky group of persons who are able to read and write. More than 70 million children worldwide have no access to education and over 800 million people over the age of 15 are illiterate. Two thirds ...

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READING THE BEST GIFT OF ALL

I am a journalist and teach journalism.  Of the 11 students in my class, only one, I recently discovered, is an avid reader.  The others recoiled in horror when I asked when they had last read a book.   I wondered why they were pursuing a career that was mostly about words.  Scrutiny revealed that ...

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