Who we are

Meet our team of committed literacy activists working to unlock the potential of South African school children through storytelling and reading. 

Our people

Michael Cekiso
Programme Manager

With close to 15 years’ experience working in the development sector, including the management of large staff complements, Michael possesses significant management, facilitation, capacity building and reporting skills. In his role of Programme Manager for Story Powered Schools, he is responsible for ensuring that the overall strategic objectives are met while supporting and leading his team members every step of the way. 


Programme staff

Literacy mentors

Story sparkers

Nal'ibali staff