Oct 2017 - MANCOSA

Month: Oct 2017

Community Engagement

The Mancosa Literacy Project: Helping address South Africa’s shocking literacy levels

“Do you know that reading statistics show that only 14% of South Africans’ are readers of books?” This was the opening statement made by South Africa’s Honourable Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, in an interview conducted during National Book week in 2016. The Department of Basic Education launched the “read to lead” campaign in…


Charting the way to a global alumni association for impact

Recent research reveals that the relationships between alumni and their alma mater are fast evolving. New expectations from alumni are being driven by the proliferation and expansion of platforms to engage them on a regular basis – regardless of geographical borders. However, the fundamental questions still remain: How do we continue to keep alumni returning…