Ripple Reading | South Africa

People behind the brand

Thanks to the contributions of the people below, Ripple Reading has a firm foundation and has evolved into the organisation it is today.

Since 2013, Ripple Reading has assisted over 200 children to read with understanding. Due to interventions in Foundation Phase, these learners have gone on to excel in their educational journey.

Original Ripple Reading Directors


Patricia Stock – Chartered Accountant

Deon and Zohra Smith

Deon and Zohra Smith


Riana Robinson


Aleeshen Kisten


Angeline Chitate – Business Development & Sustainability Expert

Directors 2019

  • Riana Robinson
  • Aleeshen Kisten
  • Vince Govender
  • Sanum Singh

Permanent Staff

  • Riana Robinson – Founder, Director & CEO
  • Ali Gordon – Communications
  • Kgadi Mogoai – BEd Student (Blair Atholl Farm School)
  • Lydia Chisale – BEd Student (Blair Atholl Farm School)
  • Marinda van Niekerk – RR Teacher (Nooitgedacht)
  • Inge Nieuwoudt – Educational Psychologist (Consultant)