Recent News

If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at Speaking Books, you’ve come to the right place. Be sure to check back regularly to get the latest news, blog, announcements & information on illiteracy, health education, and development.

March 31, 2014

Hilton Head Island Rotary Club Supports SADAG

Hilton Head Island Rotary Club Supports SADAG The Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island’s continued support for SADAG (South African Depression and Anxiety Group) in South Africa, has enabled their […]
March 31, 2014

Library Week Helps South Africans with Low Literacy

Library Week Helps South Africans with Low Literacy From the 17th to the 23rd March 2014 is South African Library Week (SALW). The theme this year is “Educate Yourself at […]
October 18, 2013
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Pfizer Launch of “The Safe Use of Medicines”

Pfizer has been instrumental in educating local communities on the importance of safe use of medicine. As Jack Watters, VP of External Medical Affairs said: “You’ve only done half of […]
May 18, 2013
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Home Based Care Workers

See how home based care workers are using Speaking Books to educate local communities on important health issues. 
February 1, 2013

Celebrating a Decade of the Public Sector Innovation Awards

A message from Ayanda Diodlo, Deputy Minister for Public Service and Administration. The Center for Public Service Innovation celebrates a decade of the Public Sector Innovation Awards, naming the Speaking […]
January 1, 2013
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Preventing Teen Suicide

Rotary USA partners with SADAG to prevent teen suicides in SA.
December 11, 2012
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SADAG Teen Suicide Prevention Program at Ponelopele School

With one in 5 of South African youth attempting suicide, this is a major problem, particularly as Depression is not understood or recognized by much of the population and particularly […]
November 30, 2012
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The Launch of Growing Your Health

We are so excited about the tremendous response to Pfizer’s launch of “Growing Your Health: The Wellness Tree” Speaking Book. Check out pictures from the event! 
November 15, 2012
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Rotary Sponsored SADAG Teen Suicide Prevention Program at Ponelopele School

With one in 5 of South African youth attempting suicide, this is a major problem, particularly as Depression is not understood or recognized by much of the population and particularly […]
November 15, 2012
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Educating on Depression and Suicide Prevention

Thanks to the generous funding from the Rotary Clubs of Hilton Head and Pretoria Capital, over 1,150 children were educated about depression and suicide prevention, a huge problem among South […]