March 12, 2014

Creative Arts Development

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March 11, 2014

Reading for Enjoyment

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March 10, 2014

Workshops and Mentorship

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March 9, 2014

Language Heritage

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More About Us

In 1992, an Afrikaans Literacy trust was founded specifically to empower Afrikaans speakers in the Western Cape, especially in rural communities. Out of this trust, the SBA was founded.

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July 4, 2019

SBA celebrates Youth Day with Special Coloring Book

SBA celebrates Youth Day with Special Coloring Book Die Stigting vir Bemagtiging deur Afrikaans (SBA) is a non-profit organization focusing on the functional literacy development of the […]
May 6, 2019

Organizations for Afrikaans: Meet the SBA

Fatima Allie, Marlene le Roux (board member), Sandra Prinsloo (board member) and Dr. Niel le Roux (CEO of the SBA) in August 2015 during a walk […]
March 14, 2019

Neville Alexander Award for the Best Contribution towards the Promotion of Multilingualism

The Stigting vir Bemagtiging deur Afrikaans – SBA (Foundation for Empowerment through Afrikaans) was recently honoured with the prestigious Neville Alexander Award for the best contribution […]

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February 22, 2016


Workshops have the goal of supporting students practically in Creative Writing, Leadership, Public Speaking skills, Communication and Financial Responsibility. These workshops are presented by skilled practitioners […]
February 22, 2016

Brugbou mentorship/ Building Bridges



December 3, 2018

Kwailappies Edition 7 December 2018

With our seventh newsletter, we have no other option then to be super excited about a year in which the SBA has achieved several great heights! […]
July 18, 2018

Nelson Mandela’s Centenary

Today, on Nelson Mandela’s Centenary, we donate 100 books and 100 crayons to Balvenie Primary and the school’s lovely teaching staff, to celebrate Mandela Day. fltr […]