Meet the Team

The Funda Wande team is a made up of a small group of full-time staff based in Cape Town and part-time contributors from a number of South African universities and literacy NGOs.

Full-time staff


Nic Spaull

Full-time member

Zaza Lubelwana

Full-time member

Siphokazi Gwentshula

Full-time member

Jacqui Dornbrack

Full-time member – (seconded)

Jolene Filmer

Full-time member

Khanya Mpahlwa

Full-time member

Course contributors


Sarah Murray

Course contributor – (Rhodes)

Permie Isaac

Course contributor – (Rhodes)

Ntsika Kisili

Course contributor – (Rhodes)

Elizabeth Pretorius

Course contributor – (UNISA)

Shelley O’Carrol

Course contributor – (Word Works)

Nangamso Mtsatse

Course contributor – (UNISA)

Project document translation


Prof. Thabazi Nthsinga

Project document translation