Literacy group ready to serve

Pupils at Read2Lead are all set to improve their reading skills and communication skills in term two.

The literacy and leadership non-profit organisation aims to groom young people into reading leaders.

Read2Lead facilitator for Grades 4 to 6 Rabia Van Flemmering, facilitator for Grades 1 to 3 Zaakirah Van Flemmering, founder, director and life skills coach Nailah Kippie, director and facilitator for Grades 7 to 12 Rabia Nazier, director and parent coach Aziz Ceres.

Founder, director and life skills coach Nailah Kippie said they want to assist pupils with reading difficulties to improve their academic performance, as well as their written and verbal communication.

They host weekly structured and interactive programmes of reading, writing and completing tasks every Saturday at Masjidur Rawbie Hall, in Merrydale Avenue Portland from 10am until noon.

“Our initiative also provides assistance to pupils and parents through coaching and peer support,” she said.

They host group work sessions for pupils, improving their confidence and to help read with comprehension.

Seniors’ class group session participants Shaheen Stemmet, a Grade 8 pupil at Hazeldene Primary School, in Portland; Abdul Khaaliq Cornelius, a Grade 7 pupil at Kuilsriver Primary School and Jawaad Damon, a Grade 8 Darul Arqam Islamic High School, in Eastridge.

They also offer free life coaching classes for parents, to guide them in assisting their children and support their child’s learning journey.

For more information visit or call Ms Kippie on 082 997 4674.