Suzelle DIY and Nal’ibali join forces for Literacy and Heritage Month!

The Nal’ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign believes that both literacy development and the celebration of heritage can be combined into one powerful activity: storytelling.

That’s why Nal’ibali launched Story Bosso – the national storytelling talent search, aimed at reawakening a love of storytelling among everyone in South Africa! It is through telling and sharing stories – stories you grew up with, in your own language – that we’re able to celebrate our cultures and grow a love of stories and reading in children! In 2015, the Story Bosso winner was an adorable seven-year-old girl named Athandiwe Sikade – proving that anyone can be a Story Bosso, no matter how young or old.

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To inspire adults across South Africa to get storytelling with their children, Nal’ibali joined forces with Suzelle DIY to talk about how you can be a storyteller – as well as how to help your child become a published author by winning Story Bosso!

Take a look at ‘How to become a Story Bosso’ with Suzelle and Nal’ibali to stand a chance to have your story published as a book, as well as the chance to win cash prizes AND books!

What’s more, you’ll be crowned South Africa’s 2016 Story Bosso. So come on parents , teachers, caregivers and ALL adults – inspire your little ones to get storytelling. You can submit as many entries as you like right here!

 

 

Cath Jenkin

As a mom, Cath raises her daughter with a strong focus on technology, as she believes that digital literacy is as important as learning to read. With a long history of creating content for online and print publications, and in particular as a parenting columnist, Cath brings her curious mind... Read more

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