YOUPSA to host Book Cover-A-Thon

2019-07-04 06:00
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This non-profit organisation’s literacy programme provides reading opportunities - in English, Afrikaans and Xhosa - for young children, placing special emphasis on reading for pleasure.

“We need help to cover the books in our lending library collection so that they can last for a long time and be enjoyed by many children,” says YOUPSA Director Ray Schöne.

“It is hoped that with the help of volunteers we can cover at least 670 books on Mandela Day. Even if it is only a book or three per volunteer.”

Those not able to help cover books, can still assist the organisation by making monetary donations towards the literacy programme, donating children’s books or by giving a voucher from a bookshop.

The Book Cover-A-Thon will take place at the Gamtoos Irrigation Board Conference Hall in Patensie from 13:00 to 16:00 on Thursday, July 18.

For information, contact YOUPSA at 076 123 3832 or send an email to


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