READ to RISE on Expresso SABC 3 on 13 July 2015
About READ to RISE...
READ to RISE Programme Manager, Roscoe Williams, named LeadSA CT Hero for September 2015 
READ to RISE Co-Founder and Programme Director, Taryn Lock, interviewed on SABC2 youth show Hectic Nine 9, 24 November 2014
A Grade 2 class at Cascade Primary School in Eastridge, Mitchells Plain, singing the READ to RISE song
Visit to Footprints P.L.A.Y with Sandton Roundtable 121 (By Get US There)
READ to RISE - Looking back at 2015
A Grade 2 class at Beacon View Primary School in Beacon Valley, Mitchells Plain, reading the story of OAKY AND THE SUN
67 Mini-Libraries Thundafund Campaign 2015
5 For Change Beneficiaries 2015
READ to RISE - What we do
READ to RISE - 3 Years
OAKY THE HAPPY TREE
READ to RISE - 2016
READ to RISE - 2016
Taryn Lock - Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa - 2018
A Grade 6 class at Masedi Primary School in Makhado, Limpopo, singing the happy song
READ TO RISE - GIVE THE GIFT OF READING
OAKY Inter-School Stage Play Competition 2017
Meet Nontokozo Mncube (Soweto Programme Facilitator) 
READ to RISE Co-Founder & Executive Director, Taryn Lock, interviewed on SABC 3's Expresso Breakfast Show, 29 August 2018
Meet Siphamandla Mncube (Soweto Programme Facilitator) 
READ to RISE Co-Founder & Chairman, Athol Williams, interviewed on eTV's Morning Show, 28 September 2018
READ to RISE Co-Founder & Chairman, Athol Williams, spoke at the LIASA Conference, 10 October 2018
READ to RISE 2018 Year In Review, 23 December 2018
READ to RISE joined by YOH Radio 90.7 FM, A Z Berman Primary School (MP), 15 February 2019
OAKY celebrates World Book Day, Seaview Primary School (MP), 24 April 2019
Win a cooking experience for 2 with Fatima Sydow at our Jazz Evening
Roscoe Williams (MP Programme Manager) interview with Plain Talks, 30 April 2019
Meet Roscoe Williams
(MP Programme Manager)
"Oaky the Happy Tree" told by DJ Arch Jnr & Zebra Square at Sandton City
Athol Williams (Co-Founder & Chairman) explains Cape Flats Book Festival, 28 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP) featured by Sapa Plus News, 29 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Day 1 invitation, 31 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Opening ceremony, 31 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Opening ceremony, 31 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Day 2 invitation, 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Poetry, 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Oaky mascot, 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Discussing SA, 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Mitchells Plain Online, 31 August & 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Kadart Studio, 31 August & 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Athol Williams, 31 August & 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Cape Town TV, 31 August & 1 September 2019
Steve Tsakiris (Soweto Programme Manager) interviewed by Fundi SA, 30 September 2019
Taryn Lock (Co-Founder & Executive Director) featured on Kaap, Kerrie en Koesisters, 6 February 2020
'Oaky and the Virus' PDF and song
launched, 15 April 2020
'Oaky Virus Song' sung by Legacy Academy ZA's Shamara, 21 April 2020
Featured by Otto Foundation SA's #ReadToDream campaign, 28 April 2020
'Oaky Virus Song' sung on SABC 3's Expresso Morning Show, 8 May 2020
Taryn (Co-Founder & Executive Director) reads her poem 'Blue Skies', 5 June 2020
Athol Williams (Co-Founder & Chairman) featured by Beautiful News, 4 July 2020
Taryn Lock (Co-Founder & Executive Director) reads Blue Skies, 11 August 2020
Oaky care packs at Lantana Primary
School (MP), 8 September 2020
Oaky joins Cascade Primary School (MP) to do the #JerusalemaChallenge,
10 September 2020
Oaky care packs at Montagu Drive Primary School (MP), 7 October 2020
Oaky care packs at Hazeldene Primary School (MP), 20 October 2020
Oaky book series available at Theart Press,
6 November 2020
Visit to Cornflower, Mandalay & Cascade Primary Schools (MP), 16 to 23 November 2020
Throwback to 2020,
before Covid-19 & during
Roscoe Williams reads Oaky and the Virus,
World Read Aloud Day, 3 February 2021 
Taryn Lock reads Oaky and the Virus,
World Read Aloud Day, 3 February 2021 
Westridge Library reads Oaky and the Virus,
World Read Aloud Day, 3 February 2021 
Visit to Montagu Avenue Primary School (MP) with Jolene Martin & Ashton Janari,
11 and 12 March 2021 
READ to RISE Co-Founder & Executive Director, Taryn Lock, featured by Beautiful News SA, 22 October 2018
READ to RISE Co-Founder & Chairman, Athol Williams, featured by Beautiful News SA, 27 January 2019
Meet Kercia Petersen
(MP Programme Facilitator)
Meet Rhonda Carelse
(MP Programme Facilitator)
Roscoe Williams (MP Programme Manager) interview with Plain Talks, 30 April 2019
Roscoe Williams (MP Programme Manager) interview with Plain Talks, 30 April 2019
Cape Town TV feature
Roscoe Williams (MP Programme Manager) interview on Cape Town TV's Ekse, 26 August 2019
Athol Williams (Co-Founder & Chairman) interviewed on eNCA's Upfront, 28 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP) featured by West End Primary School, 30 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Live feed, 31 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Opening ceremony, 31 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Sydow Sisters, 31 August 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Children's Prizegiving, 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Book Dash authors, 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Yusuf Daniels, 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Yusuf Daniels Living Coloured, 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Hadjira Sydow, 31 August & 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), Kadart Studio, 31 August & 1 September 2019
Cape Flats Book Festival (MP), eNCA, 31 August & 1 September 2019
Book covering session at Sun International (JHB), 9 September 2019
How Read to Rise helped Seaview Primary School learners, MP, 25 October 2019
Athol Williams (Co-Founder & Chairman) featured on Vannie Kaap's Lekke News, 12 February 2020
'Oaky and the Virus' read by Legacy Academy ZA Teachers, 15 April 2020
'#OakyVirusSong' competition launched,
 24 April 2020
Featured by Otto Foundation SA's #BeLikeZinathi campaign, 29 April 2020
'Oaky Virus Song',
 9 May 2020
Oaky care packs at West End & Springdale Primary Schools (MP),
21 to 25 September 2020
Bundles of Joy Academy ECD singer Jonah Brown sings "The Oaky Virus song!",
21 July 2020
Oaky care packs at Meadowridge Primary School (MP), 1 & 2 September 2020
Oaky care packs at Cascade Primary
School (MP), 10 September 2020
Oaky care packs at Yellowwood, Eastville & Seaview Primary Schools (MP)
13 to 18 September 2020
Oaky care packs at Westville Primary School (MP), 13 & 14 October 2020
Oaky care packs at Portland Primary School (MP), 22 October 2020
Visit to Searidge Park, Tafelsig, Alpine, Imperial & Mitchell Heights Primary Schools (MP), 9 to 13 November 2020
Visit to Beacon View, Leonsdale, Mokone & Kenmere Primary Schools (MP),
27 November to 9 December 2020
Team reads Oaky and the Virus,
World Read Aloud Day, 3 February 2021 
Nadia Salie reads Oaky and the Virus,
World Read Aloud Day, 3 February 2021 
Mark Klink reads Oaky and the Virus,
World Read Aloud Day, 3 February 2021 
Sephy's School in Nigeria,
World Read Aloud Day, 3 February 2021 
Visit to Strandfontein, Liesbeeck and Montagu Avenue Primary Schools (MP),
8 to 12 March 2021