Language organisations

Name Link What?
Pendoring The Pendoring Awards celebrate and reward creativity and excellence in advertising. Since 2016, all of South Africa’s indigenous languages can compete in all the categories.
Afrikaanse Skrywersvereniging (ASV) Are you a writer or prospective writer? Would you like to engage with fellow writers? Then this is for you.
Die Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en  -monument Here you will find everything about Afrikaans and its rich and diverse history. Pay them a visit next time you’re in Paarl in the Western Cape.
Afrikaanse Taal- en Kultuurvereniging (ATKV) The ATKV is focused on activities centred around language and culture. Find out more about the projects boosting artists, communities, learners and teachers.
Stigting vir Bemagtiging deur Afrikaans (SBA) More about education in Afrikaans: Learning tools – reading; videos and music for the youth; community projects.

Die Suid-Afrikaanse Vertalersinstituut (SAVI) Looking for translators, interpreters or language practitioners? Or involved in the language industry? Get in touch with the professionals at SAVI.
Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal (WAT)

A comprehensive Afrikaans dictionary aimed at the current use of Afrikaans words.

Virtuele Instituut vir Afrikaans (VivA)

A website where all Afrikaans language questions is answered.

VivA’s Dictionary portal app gives you offline access to various Afrikaans dictionaries.

Die Internasionale Vereniging vir Afrikaans (IVA)

Assist in the teaching and promotion of Afrikaans language and literature – internationally.

PAN-Suid-Afrikaanse Taalraad (PANSAT)

Promoting and developing multilingualism as a national asset within the framework of the Constitution.

Die Afrikaanse Taalraad

The ATR, together with member organisations, promotes and protects Afrikaans through the empowerment of Afrikaans speakers.

PEN Afrikaans Organisation for writers where you can share your opinion and celebrate Afrikaans on the international stage.
Versindaba Everything you want to know about Afrikaans poetry discussed in a blog.
Beter Afrikaans Improve your Afrikaans spelling with this nifty website.