Tsosoloso Literacy and Technology Project

About Tsosoloso

Tsosoloso Educational Programme strongly believes that education access to resources can transform historically underserved communities and reduce poverty by improving current living conditions.

That is why for the past few years, the registered non-profit start-up based in Pretoria, South Africa has been working with schools lacking essential educational facilities and resources, where learners are from poor stricken rural communities and informal settlements. Schools in these geographic areas do not have facilities and resources to support the development learners.

The organization works to foster a conducive and creative learning environment geared towards academic success and increase in the success rate of students transitioning out of poverty, despite these challenging circumstances. Tsosoloso is set out to advance learning in rural South Africa by distributing self-published bilingual educational content; facilitate training workshops on spelling, reading techniques and interactive learning as well as setting up library facilities and digital platforms to improve literacy and promote a reading culture. 

Our Impact 
*Our self published bilingual books have reached over 50 primary schools in deep rural villages, farms and mining areas
*Training workshops with supplementary material and lesson plans to 30 teachers in 3 schools
*Distributed over 3000 books across 3 primary schools
*Setup of literacy corners for 366 learners
*Adopted UNICEF’s Tippy Tap initiative to promote good hygiene and improve child healthcare


Help us Increase the Impact

With funding opportunities we aim to expand our literacy corner initiative by deploying fully functional  learning centers and solar powered library facilities using donated shipping containers. The programme is currently working on introducing technology enabled resources and digital content in an effort to improve performance ranking in mathematics and science.

$15 – support our ongoing school supply drive
$20 – support our literacy project by sponsoring our self-published bilingual story books
$35 – sponsor a teacher for the Phono-Graphix reading and spelling training program
$50 – contribute towards energy efficient classroom tablets pre-loaded with digital content
$100 plus – funding towards our Library in a Box” L.I.B project for developing mobile learning and literacy center

Thank you for your support!

Boitshoko Phalatse
Founder and Programme Director
Boston, Massachusetts
January, 2019


  • B. Aletta Nonyane 
    • $100 
    • 15 mos
  • Sophia Jerome 
    • $25 
    • 16 mos
  • Karin Blum 
    • $118 
    • 17 mos
  • Somonia Webb 
    • $25 
    • 17 mos
  • Somonia Webb  
    • $50 
    • 17 mos
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Boitshoko Phalatse 
Boston, MA
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