Makgatla Thepa

Ponelopele reading club and library

What does your company do?

We are reading club and library for children in the rural village of Dipatene. Our aim is to promote literacy and encourage the rural children to develop love for reading and writing. We train the children on how to write their stories and encourage them to become authors at young age

What is your biggest success?

Being able to build a library for rural children and securing a sponsorship of mobile library from hollywoodbet foundation. Appearing on Mail and Gurdian top 200 for the year 2020.

What has been your biggest hurdle?

Inability to secure funding to drill a borehole for water supply.