He was one of the 38 parents who graduated yesterday at Kuyasa Primary following their completion of the eight-week course.
The literacy course facilitated by foundation phase and early childhood development NGO Wordworks, in partnership with Mellon Educate, was aimed at parents with children aged four to seven. It supports informal early learning at home.
Matiso, as one of only two fathers involved with the programme, was excited after completing the course.
“I did not know what to expect when the principal called us in and told us about it, but I have been motivated and empowered by it.