Vivlia’s Background

Founded in 1989, Vivlia Publishers has established itself as one of the leading contributors to the promotion of literacy in South Africa.

As one of the leading publishing houses specialising in educational, children’s and general publications, Vivlia Publishers acknowledges and celebrates its chosen duty to society in its corporate intent, as set out in its Vision and Mission statements:

Corporate Vision

To be the leading African publisher of educational, children, academic and general publications which reclaim and enhance the culture of teaching, leaning and reading.

Corporate Mission

To enhance the quality of life through the promotion of the culture of learning and authoring by publishing accessible, unbiased, gender-sensitive, significant publications. We turn ideas into books.


We achieve our corporate mission through a partnership approach with:

  • authors of significance
  • educationalists of substance
  • education departments
  • printers of repute
  • society

Value Proposition

We seek to add value through being the chosen partner of the educationalist, working together to uplift people by:

  • offering quality products, meeting and exceeding content, style and presentation requirements
  • providing full back-up service, workshops and knowledge transfer to empower educationalists to use our materials effectively
  • providing superb value of money by offering competitively priced products. and with employees of integrity.