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Board of Directors

Project Literacy presently has 2 Executive Directors, viz. the Chief Executive officer and Executive New Business Development and Fundraising, and six external directors who are leaders in their field and who give of their time and expertise for no remuneration.

Ms Meg Pahad

Meg 2019

Education Specialist
Chairperson Board of Directors
Chairperson Education Committee
Ms Pahad has played a key role in the transformation of educational policy and practice in South Africa. Since 2004 she has also served on the Board of the Independent Education Board. 
Appointed to Board of Directors: 26 April 2005

Ms Nontsikelelo Adonisi-Kgame


Director: Natural Resources and Environment, ENSAfrica
Appointed to Board of Directors: 23 June  2015

Mr Dumisani Dlamini


Education Specialist Consultant
Appointed to Board of Directors: 1 June 2016

Ms Anne Pappenheim

Retired Tax Partner at Deloitte
Tax Consultant, Nedbank
Chairperson Finance Sub Committee
Appointed to Board of Directors: 11 October 2006

Ms Dorette Visser

Professional Accountant and Tax Practitioner
Appointed to Board of Directors: 7 February 2007

Ms Brenda Kali

Brenda Kali

CEO, Conscious Companies and the founder of the Conscious Leadership
Appointed to Board of Directors: 1 February 2019

Ms Lungile Moleko


Executive New Business Development
Appointed to Board of Directors: 1 July 2012

Mr Steven le Roux

Chief Executive Officer
Appointed to Board of Directors: 27 January 2004



Meet Our People

Project Literacy's Members have no voting or decision making rights. They are high profile people, many of whom have had a long association with the organisation, who continue to be passionate about eradicating illiteracy or upgrading poor education in South Africa. They give their time and expertise to the company for no remuneration. Their support of Project Literacy over the years has contributed immeasurably to the company's success.

Mr. Justice J Kriegler

Retired Judge: Constitutional Court of South Africa: Founder Trustee
Founder Trustee of Project Literacy Trust Fund from October 1986 – February 2013

Mr Muzi Kuzwayo

Ex Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Management and marketing consultant, businessman
Trustee of Project Literacy Trust Fund from 28/02/2005 – February 2013

Mr. David Marshall

Retired business executive: Founder Trustee and previous Chairperson of Board
Founder Trustee of Project Literacy Trust Fund from October 1986 – February 2013

Mrs. Truida Prekel

Management Consultant
Previous Trustee of Project Literacy Trust Fund from September 1990 – February 2013 and Director of Project Literacy Education Centres

Mr. Gordon Hay

Retired Senior Partner, still consulting at MacRobert Inc. (Attorneys)
Previous director of Project Literacy Education Centres and Chairperson of the Board from 15 May 2000 – August 2010

Craig Bond

Chief Executive, Retail & Business Banking, Barclays Africa, Group Limited
Former Trustee of Project Literacy Trust Fund from 19 September 1995 to 28 March 2001




Meet Our Staff


Get better acquainted with some of our staff members and provincial representatives.


Provincial Representatives


Nelendhree Moodley: KwaZulu Natal Representative


Nelendhree Moodley


Nelendhree Moodley loves her dogs and enjoys reading immensely.  She also enjoys outdoor activities and is an absolute foodie who loves to eat and prepare good food.


Victor Bosch: Northern Cape Representative


Victor Bosch


The area Victor covers, is very vast so he needs to travel extensively. To relax his hobbies are watching live soccer and also soccer on TV, and he enjoys reading thrillers and autobiographies.


Janet Saralina: Western Cape Representative


Janet Saralina


Janet recently had a trip to America to spend some time with her daughter. Her other interests are cooking and reading.


Head Office Staff


Wendy Mashishi: Senior Administration Clerk




Wendy loves cooking and spending time with her children. She is a fun loving, outgoing and adventurous person.


Bongi Chikane: HR/Payroll Admin & Creditors Controller


Bongi Chikane


Bongi loves spending time with her family, travelling and reading.


Refile Khumalo-Ramasobane: National Project Administrator


Refile Khumalo-Ramasobane


Refile loves spending quality time with her family, listening to music and baking.



Mogomotsi Mangope – Client Liaison Officer 


Mogomotsi Mangope


Mogomotsi is one of our ETD trainers and does monitoring and evaluation of our AET programs.


He likes watching sports and spending time with his family.



Ronny Mazibuko – Office Assistant and Driver


Ronny Maxibulo


Ronny enjoys reading the bible and going to the gym.


Accreditation and Credentials

Project Literacy is fully accredited by the ETDP SETA ETQA, accreditation number ETDP0348.

We have Adult Education and Training programme approval from Umalusi whereby we were recently granted a full 7-year extension. We’re also accredited to offer Foundational Learning

Competency by the IEB. To have access to our certificates, please feel free to contact us.

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