Rally to Read: Young lives at risk
Failure to support schools in the Rally to Read programme could undermine years of effort
The 2021 edition of Rally to Read is up and running. Ford Motor Co, which has hosted the Mpumalanga rally for the past two years, has confirmed it will underwrite it again next year.
Now there’s just the small matter of raising money for 2020. Rally to Read, like so many social investment programmes, has suffered catastrophically from Covid-19’s impact on corporate balance sheets. Many companies have slashed or suspended discretionary spending...