Underground library

 
Not just a library, it's a revolution
Not just a library, it's a revolution
Moved by the razing of their library during a service delivery protest, a group of young people in Mohlakeng started a call to “donate a book"...
Mohlakeng's underground library keeps on growing
Mohlakeng's underground library keeps on growing
What started as a call for books by a group of young people in Mohlakeng, a township south of Randfontein in Gauteng, has led to the establishment of...
[Video]Underground Library: Breaking new ground
[Video]Underground Library: Breaking new ground
After months of operating from a tiny room, the Randfontein local municipality has finally approved a piece of land for the Underground Library.
[Video]Underground Library: 'Better than school'
[Video]Underground Library: 'Better than school'
The project is helping children improve their literacy through play, music and drama and a child with a learning disability has benefited already.
Anything is possible at the Underground Library
Anything is possible at the Underground Library
It's school holidays but children in Mohlakeng, a township near Randfontein on the West Rand, are making their way to number 2225 Moroka Street...
[Video]Underground Library: Mohlakeng community shows their support
[Video]Underground Library: Mohlakeng community shows their support
The founder of the Underground Library, Neo Mathetsa, says he is humbled by his community’s support after the successful launch of the initiative.
Township library opens hearts
Township library opens hearts
It is Sunday morning and more than 20 children wait in Neo Mathetsa's small yard to start their weekly literacy and performance art lessons.
[Video]Underground Library: Thousands of books donated
[Video]Underground Library: Thousands of books donated
There's been an overwhelming response since the Mail & Guardian put out a call for South Africans to donate a book to the cause.
[Video]Underground Library: A fight for literacy
[Video]Underground Library: A fight for literacy
The M&G revisited Mohlakeng to speak to the founder of the Underground Library, Neo Mathetsa, about their efforts to improve literacy among the youth.
Underground Library: Meet the team
Underground Library: Meet the team
Chairperson and founder – Neo Mathetsa (27)
Underground library needs support
Underground library needs support
The Mail & Guardian is supporting the underground library – a revolutionary initiative started by 10 youngsters from Mohlakeng who...

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