Help unemployed South African men and women become self-employed in the circular economy! We believe that... read more >
Help unemployed South African men and women become self-employed in the circular economy! We believe that... read more >
A TREEvolution – a world where people and nature thrive together. Greenpop is an award-winning registered non-profit organisation headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. We work to restore ecosystems and empower environmental stewards through forest restoration, urban greening, food gardening, and environmental awareness projects across Sub- Saharan Africa. Founded in 2010, we have planted over 150,000 trees and inspired over 132,000 active citizens across South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania.
The Santa Shoebox Project originated in 2006 with 180 shoeboxes. In 16 years it has reached a total of 1 077 289 underprivileged children. The shoeboxes are distributed to more than 1000 recipient facilities each year, through more than 60 satellites around South Africa and Namibia. Donors give gifts of essential items and treats to children whose names, ages and genders are known. The minimum 8 required items are a toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, a wash cloth, sweets, a toy, school supplies and an outfit of clothing – all new, unused and age-appropriate.
Up To Me strives to create economic empowerment for abused women. Our 4 pillar approach includes, skills training, coaching and mentoring for sustainability, mental wellness for generational change and networking to overcome systemic challenges. Our name describes our attitude..If it is to be, it is Up To Me. Our slogan is "My Chance, My Change" Our beneficiaries are from the most disadvantaged areas of South Africa and our agreement with each beneficiary is simple..We will do our best for you..as long as you continue to do your best for you. This proactive approach fosters confidence, accountability, the spirit of ubuntu, solidarity and ultimately a safer community.
READ to RISE promotes youth literacy in under-resourced communities in South Africa. The organisation hopes to get children excited about reading through its class programmes and by giving new story books to children to own. Children who love to read, will excel at school and go on to become good constructive members of society. It all starts with reading. To date, READ to RISE has conducted over 6,000 class programmes around South Africa and given out over 260,000 new story books. For only R50 per learner, they will benefit from the READ to RISE class programme and receive a brand new book to take home. We work with 20,000 children at 77 primary schools in Mitchells Plain and Soweto.
Carers Unite is a registered NPO run by Nicole Roberts, who aims to change the world one human at a time with your help. Our aim is to assist and empower the people in the community doing good that gets over looked because they don't have all the paper work needed. We assist good doers by raising awareness on our platform and providing them with our network and resources. We share our resources and network with people who share the same vision and who believes in community upliftment and sharing. We have created an activity book that helps underprivilege children to learn how to read and write, while providing them a meal and stationary with every pack distributed
Twice a week Intsapho Teen Movement distributes app 400 meals to the homeless in Wynberg/Plumstead/Southfield community - at Die Gatjie (Diep River) Informal Settlement ; Kampies (Ottery) Informal Settlement and Flamingo Crescent Informal Settlement (Lansdowne) We also try and reach out to the homes of desperate Families / Teens in Cape Town providing food/stationary/Ssanitary Products and Toiletries; where and when we can. Intsapho Teen Movement does not receive core funding and largely rely on the generosity and commitment of family members and friends and business establishments to contribute to the cause
Hashtag Nonprofit is a digital magazine for and about the South African nonprofit community. We aim to amplify the positive impact of South African nonprofit organisations by using digital platforms to provide resources, training, and professional expertise to support those who work in or serve nonprofits.
The Generositree initiative has been created with the aim to momentarily offer a hand-up to those in destitution. People are in desperate privation and a momentary boost of hope could help them regain momentum to press on. Assistance may vary and could range from, but is not limited to: helping a recent graduate with a bus/train ticket in respect of a job -a paid job opportunity alleviates poverty within a family; FREE resume assistance - data (to email applicant C.V.) & printing/ copying of documents; a food voucher - enabling a family's finances to be redirected to a more pressing need (e.g. emergency medical expense or starting a new job that requires money for travel).
Timeless Care For Seniors, a registered Non-Profit Organisation , SARS Compliant, based in Grassy Park is focused on assisting our Seniors within the Western Cape to enable their functional ability and contribution to society Our Mission is to assist senior citizens male and female from the ages of 60 years in Active Aging Programmes, social services, health and finance awareness, recreational activities, access to public information, aiming to develop a self-reliant Senior Citizen society and empowering and restoring respect to the elderly.
Gabriella Centre is an NPO residential and holistic therapeutic educational care facility for children & young adults with severe to profound physical and Intellectual challenges such as Cerebral Palsy. We believe in inclusivity and this is why we strive to try assist persons whom are "differently-abled" to receive the same opportunities in life. It may take a little bit more time, patience and effort but we believe that each one of our attendees can overcome their challenges and are able to be their best self.
Masicorp works for the people of Masiphumelele township, where we estimate more than 40,000 people live disadvantaged and poor by the legacy of apartheid. Since 1999, our work has made a proven difference to the lives of people in Masiphumelele. Our focus is education — the surest route out of poverty. Our projects cover pre-school to adult learners — we are partners in education for life. Please contact us and join our team as a fundraiser, donor or volunteer. You will be very welcome — there is so much still to do.
Fundanani Afrika is a youth discipleship and development non-profit organisation/ company established in 2020 by young people with a passion for the youth, discipleship and development. Our Projects and Programs: 1. Life Skills Training - this includes our menstrual hygiene, teen pregnancy, career guidance, tutoring and upliftment workshops and programs in schools and communities. 2. Skills Training - Innovation days, digital literacy training, hydroponic & urban farming, business training, sewing and culinary skills. 3. Sports - All Stars United FC (soccer team in Mamelodi West) 4. Community Youth Groups - Discipling youth by transforming the youth culture around them 5. Volunteerism
The Rihanyo Initiative is focused on making a difference in the health of children and youth in Southern African Communities. We do this by fundraising for causes, making people aware of needs, and helping families and organisations with resources.
With the continuous rise of Human Trafficking and GBVF in South Africa, ACT Africa has set up a board game project (digital & hardcopy) aimed at educating young girls and boys starting in our South African schools then across the continent, then the rest of the globe about Human Trafficking and the pandemic of GBVF in order to educate and inform young male and female children about Human Trafficking and GBVF and prevent them from becoming perpetrators and or victims. Using play as a form of learning, the board games are intended to teach with understanding about various aspects of these issues. With the belief that instilling correct knowledge into young minds about Human Trafficking and GBVF from a tender age. The goal of this project is through corrective learning; our children will choose to not be future perpetrators of GBVF as well as get caught up in Human Trafficking as victims and/or as recruiters. We are aiming to reach 13 million school children across 25 000 schools in South Africa. The games will be group interactive, challenging and engaging. Designed for school children 10 to 18 years of age; it will use age-appropriate and quick-to-understand language. ™️ www.actafrica.org.za
The Last Remnant Community Outreach NPO 217-065, is a Non-Profit Organisation. The organisation is a completely independent non-profit that supports and implements community programs, projects, and events. Raising awareness relating to social challenges like Lifeskills,GBV, DRUG AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE, GANGSTERISM, DISASTERS..including relieving poverty. TLRCO NPO aims to develop and educate women, youth, children, and later men, on life skills, trying to influence and encourage social change. TLRCO NPO's purpose is to equip communities with life skills while also developing participants through active teaching methods. to provide professional help to communities to excite people about opportunities and technology. The goal is to serve as a light of HOPE and restore dignity to poverty-ridden communities...especially our women, youth, and children.
The Limbe Wildlife Centre (LWC) is a wildlife rehabilitation and education centre in Cameroon.The centre currently provides care to more than 250 victims of the illegal wildlife trade including 15 primate species such as gorillas,chimpanzees and drills,in addition to other threatened species such as African grey parrots and pangolins.Rescued animals often arrive to the centre malnourished and in need of urgent medical attencion after they have been seized from the illegal wildlife trade.LWC provides medical care,a place of safety and a much-needed second chance for wildlife in need.Wherever possible,the LWC aim is to return rehabilitated wildlife back to the wild. https://limbewildlife.org/
Squirrel Rescue and Rehab Western Cape (257-249 NPO) is dedicated to the rehabilitation and rescue of orphaned and injured squirrels in the Western Cape. We aim to raise and rehabilitate babies or adults that can be successfully reintegrated back into the wild. WE DO NOT condone keeping wild animals as pets, and do not condone squirrels kept in captivity.
Women who come from disadvantaged backgrounds are given the opportunity to turn their lives around. This Program focuses on Woman and Girls who do not have the privilege of accessing computers and hence we have designed this programme to equip them with the knowledge of basic computer usage. Women attend workshops to help motivate, encourage and nurture them with the necessary skills which, in turn, allows them to become financially independent. Meanwhile, the Girls and Women get better access to Education. The structure of this programme facilitates exposure to simple computer operations, email usage and furthermore, attempts to introduce them to the world of MS- Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
Caring for children and their families in Kayamandi, Stellenbosch We feed 2000 children daily, and provide 30 internships for unemployed youths who work as education activators with Grade R - Grade 6 learners daily at our centre. We provide 100 unemployed women monthly food parcels as a supportive intervention for six months on our Sustainable Livelihoods Programme. We have vegetable gardens, workshops, training, mentorship, counselling and a book-sharing library for parents cannot afford to send their children to creche.
The Pebbles Project is a non-profit organisation founded in 2004, driven by the values of courage, commitment, compassion and integrity. Working with children from birth to 25 years they seek to support Western Cape farming communities by creating life-changing opportunities that target vulnerable children and their families. What makes Pebbles unique is the holistic support it offers, from health and nutrition to academic intervention, special educational needs, social and emotional support, and parent and community engagement.
Arisen Women Foundation is a Non-profit organisation who has been working in Mitchells Plain for the past 21 years. • Mitchells Plain has been synonymous with high substance usage, unemployment, crime, low socio-economic status, absent parents, school drop-outs and high teenage pregnancy resulting in an increase in poverty and trauma exposure which leads to poor scholastic results for children and parents struggling to deal with trauma, poverty and domestic violence. We have responded to the need of the community through the Community Oriented Primary Health care services that focuses on the health and welfare of individuals from pregnancy, to dying as well as psychosocial support.
The Fusion Inyameko Foundation SA has been serving communities since 2012, with a focus on youth development and humanitarian support. One of our bigger projects is our annual relief road trip, where we visit communities on the outskirts of Cape Town. In previous years we’ve visited Hermanus, Atlantis and Klapmuts. We’ll be visiting the Malmesbury community on Wednesday 09 November. Our road trip will include a visit to three underprivileged schools where we’ll be gifting the following to these youth: Personal development workshops Cooked meals to all learners 500 Hygiene packs 200 Food hampers
Bright Beginings Social Change will be hosting the Christmas Day for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in South Africa, Alfred Nzo District including Children of Sex Workers, Children of LGBTIQ+ community. This community is disadvantaged, most people are unemployed and are surviving with government grants that are not enough, because of poverty, children dropout from school at an early time, there is too munch teenage pregnancy and men rape children and pay parents so that they cannot open cases, women are abused every day because they are depended on men. For this initiative we need to give dignity and hope to Orphaned and Vulnerable children.
In today’s world, a one-size-fits-all approach to community transformation is often impractical, as no two communities share the same poverty indicators, demographics, assets, and pain points. Our programmes deliver sustainable solutions to problems that have been mapped at community level. Love Howick delivers community transformation in the KZN Midlands by working to eliminate poverty and unemployment, rebuild and maintain community infrastructure, create a positive community narrative, and sustain the environment. Love Howick operations are powered by dynamic public/private partnerships we develop between stakeholders.
Without access to accurate menstrual education, girls are often absent from school during menstruation, missing up to four days of school every month. 1/3 of girls in South Africa report staying out of school during menstruation, others drop out of school completely. The reason is often as simple as they cannot afford, or do not have access to, basic feminine hygiene products. Wild Hearts Foundation Africa was founded to keep girls in school, and is committed to addressing the problems of menstrual education and accessible hygiene products while employing women to work in our factory which has manufactured and distributed over 68 000 reusable sanitary pads to school girls.
The youth at our Courage Youth Schools are underserved and continually face issues such as dysfunctional/abusive families, substance abuse, gender-based violence, teen pregnancy and poverty. Due to these circumstances, they are hampered in their academic progress by overcrowded classrooms, a general lack of discipline within their schools, and little parental support for solid academic performance. This contributes to them facing prospects of tertiary education or employment after graduation. We address these challenges and assist youth through our broad-based education programs. As a team, we are passionate and dedicated to helping the youth in South Africa.
Being in nature, or even viewing scenes of nature reduces human anger, fear and stress and increases pleasant feelings. Exposure to nature makes humans feel better emotionally and contributes to their physical well-being. Humans are genetically programmed to find trees, plants, water and other nature elements engrossing, and when absorbed by nature scenes are distracted from pain and discomfort. Ellie Cares invites terminally ill children to Adventures with Elephants and we visit hospitals and schools educating the children about nature and the elephants assisted by Ellie, our custom-made Mascot.
Since 1984 we continue to provide 24 hour residential accommodation and care to 60 physically disabled adults at Turfhall Cheshire. We would like to further our organisations mission to assist people with disabilities, regardless of their colour, race or creed, by providing the conditions necessary for their physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Each resident is dependent on a Carer to assist with feeding, bathing, dressing, moving from their bed to their wheelchair and turned/moved every 3 hours to avoid pressure sores. We need your generosity to ensure we can continue to provide the specialised care our vulnerable residents deserve. Your purchase will impact their lives - Thank You.
Iyana Foundation stands as a beacon of hope, guided by the passion of South African youth, in our unwavering commitment to combat child hunger within underserved communities. Our nonprofit organization is dedicated to illuminating the lives of children residing in these communities across South Africa. Central to our mission is the provision of vital nourishment to these young minds. Through our initiatives, we strive to ensure that no child's potential is hindered by hunger. By furnishing nutritious lunches to school-going children and extending a helping hand through food parcels to households grappling with acute hunger, we endeavor to create a stronger foundation for their future.
The Western Province Chinese Association (WPCA) is a non-profit formed to support the Chinese community in the Western Cape. The WPCA Community Centre hosts sporting, educational and cultural activities run by groups within or connected to the organisation. We provide a safe environment for the intergenerational community and friends to socialise, grow and learn from each other. The centre hosts several events including a Chinese New Year lunch and annual Chinese Food Fair to celebrate Chinese culture. Many of the fundraising initiatives are for the upkeep of the premises, without which would fall into disrepair. The centre remains a home to develop and grow friendships and relationships.
Our missing is to create opportunities for young people living in disadvantaged communities, giving them the tools they need to succeed in life. We provide a range of services to support young people in their educational pursuits and personal growth including the Sustainable Development Goals Book Club. The book club is for children aged 6 to 13. We also have a sports programme to keep children off the streets. The programme cconsists of a netball club and a boys soccer team. We plan on expanding it to include basketball as well as a girls soccer club. We rely on the support of donors and volunteers to continue providing services and implementing programmes for our communities.
Mpumalanga Youth Council Organisation a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children and youth in our community. We are thrilled to learn about your commitment to supporting charitable causes and would like to request your assistance in our project - Myco Shoe Drive. The Myco Shoe Drive is an initiative aimed at providing shoes to vulnerable children and youth, especially school shoes. Many children in our community come from low-income families and cannot afford new shoes, which can have a significant impact on their health, education, and self-esteem. By providing them with comfortable and durable shoes, we hope to improve their quality of life.
We perform vision screenings on school-going children in the townships and rural areas. We then proceed to perform comprehensive eye exams and further donate spectacles to those who are found to have visual impairments. It has been proven that 80% of learning at school level is visual, and a lot of children perform below average not because of their intellectual capabilities, but because of visual challenges. One in every four children has some or other visual impairment, and we want to be a catalyst in ensuring that we support the children of South Africa by giving them clear vision so that they can thrive at school and grow up to positively contribute to society and the country at large.
Pelo Foundation is a registered Non-Profit Organisation that is changing lives and making a difference in the lives of children born with Congenital Heart Disease. We are raising funds and awareness to ensure that children born with Congenital Heart Disease receive life-saving surgeries and medical treatment that could give them a chance to live long and make it to adulthood. Our mission is to bring Joy, Love, and Light to children with Congenital Heart Disease. Help us to save the lives of children born with Congenital Heart Disease. Every Beat Counts! For more information on Pelo Foundation, visit www.pelofoundation.org
We are an exceptionally large family; we have also learned that sharing is caring from an incredibly early age. I have seen poverty in South Africa since I have been a teenager in the years to come, I have come to know many people that works with orphan children that was in dire need of a safe haven and a place to call their home. As a mother of 4 boys, I know what it feels like to have had days that I didn't know where the next meal will come from, we have settled our roots in a small town in South Africa called Stillfontein. with a population of 18 000 people and Kuma 64 000 people this is a very big demand and we at Caring Wings for hungry tummy’s have pledged to start changing poverty
The Hope Exchange is a 41-year-old NPO in the heart of Cape Town that helps the homeless and people at risk of becoming so. Hope starts with dignity and The Hope Exchange allows the homeless to be respected for who they are, to be acknowledged and not dismissed. We provide our clients with the opportunity to shower, wash their clothes, get a meal, get clinic care, attend vocational training and receive social support. By providing these services we create touch points of contact with people to access their circumstances and start a conversation with them to help them get off the street or get help with other problems like drug addiction, abuse or mental illness.
The Roll a Hippo Foundation improves the lives of marginalized women and children in rural South Africa by providing families with the innovative hippo water roller that transforms the backbreaking chore of collecting household water. At the core of our program is a simple innovation that will transform the way women engage with the ‘last mile’ of water collection, and return to them the time to pursue more empowering personal, social, educational, and economic opportunities. For less than the cost of a Netflix subscription each month, you would provide a hippo roller that could support a family of up to 10! Fur further information, please visit our website at: https://www.rollahippo.org/
KF Food Security Initiative aims to address poverty among community members living in rural villages of Eastern Cape Province South Africa. KF distributes food parcels to the most in need and supports community members to start vegetables farming. The vegetables farming initiative also serves as income generation that improves lives and livelihoods of families. Eastern Cape Province is the poorest province in South Africa. This means millions of people go to bed hungry. KF seeks to make a difference through this initiatives among other initiatives that it implements.
The primary objective of the BackaBuddy Children's Fund is to provide support to children who are afflicted with cancer and their parents, who are often coping with the emotional and financial burdens associated with their child's illness. All donations received for the children's cancer fund will be administered by BackaBuddy NPC, and on a monthly basis, medical campaigns meeting specific criteria submitted to the platform will receive matched funding from the fund. The matched funding will help augment the campaign's outreach efforts, stimulate donations, and double the impact of each donor's contribution. By contributing to the BackaBuddy Children's Cancer Fund, you'll become a member of
Porky’s People NPC  was founded in January 2018, to share inspiring South African stories, highlight worthy causes in need of support, and spread helpful information. With our platform, we aim to build a community of compassionate individuals and inspire random acts of kindness throughout the planet.
Abalimi Bezekhaya (meaning farmers of the home in isiXhosa) is a non-profit urban-farming organization, established in 1982, that supports individuals and groups from disadvantaged communities in Cape Town through providing facilitation and training on organic food production for nutrition, health, food security and income generation. Abalimi provides support services based on five pillars of development: • Training and extension services • Access to affordable agri-resources • Infrastructure support and soil building • Market access • Social and Organisational support Vegetables are grown for own use and income generation in the townships.
We are actively working in social relief where our projects are aimed at vulnerable women and children especially,Our area of operation is Delft. We rely on donations for our work . We feed 150-200 per day at our soup kitchen per day. Our project "refuge for vulnerable women & children" aims to provide accomodation and skills to the vulnerable women and children in our community. We have identified a property that is suitable for this but we need your assistance to achieve our goal.
Today we are raising funding to build the 1st sewing skills and entrepreneurship training centre in Mitchell's Plain, and you can help. Many of us want a brighter future for our children, but the reality for the youth in Mitchell's Plain is harsh. The lack of job opportunities and the prevalence of drugs, alcohol, and abuse can make it difficult for young women to see a positive future. The Design26 Foundation aims to break this cycle by providing skills, work opportunities, and a positive outlook to young women in our community. With youth unemployment in South Africa at 51.4%, we need to take action now to support our youth.
At our core, we are dedicated to delivering vital pastoral care and counselling services to patients, their families, caregivers, and hospital staff within public healthcare facilities. Moreover, we extend our commitment by offering comprehensive skills training and development programs, coupled with a nourishing meal to those visiting the anti-retroviral therapy clinic once a week. Together, we are building a foundation of care and support, fostering holistic well-being for all.
Give a Child a Christmas is a project we started this year to allow all children to feel the love and joy of Christmas. Our Sunday school will be hosting a Christmas Fun- day for the children of the nearby communities. Were the children will play games for free and win prices, clothing, shoes, toys, sweets ect. We will also be having a Christmas lunch for all attending. We will only be able to do this with all your support. Thank you in advance for your donations.
Help unemployed South African men and women become self-employed in the circular economy! We believe that anyone can become self-employed. We help people through an immersive and holistic 2-year development programme to get them out of poverty and dependence to financial and social independence. Our impact results have proven that our programme works again and again, so you can give with confidence, knowing that your donation will make a real difference. How do we get it right? We work with Head, Heart and Hands and have a holistic model that empowers the whole person and unlocks their potential.
Pay It Forward is a 2000 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Catherine Ryan Hyde. We have chosen this name as this is how we wish the Organization to run. We, through our valued Members, and after assessment, will if deemed necessary, assist. We ask that when the family assisted are back 'up', that they help us to help others, thus, Pay It Forward.............. Started due to a need in one Community in August 2011 and currently with over 37000 Followers, we are able to assist through specific Projects (on a Project by Project basis in any areas of South Africa, and even beyond the borders. See our Facebook Page here - https://www.facebook.com/PayItForwardSA
New Beginnings Foundation; a social change initiative with the mission of supporting the most vulnerable and marginalized South Africans. Empowering these people through employment, rehabilitation, and reintegration into society. Our outcomes at New Beginnings Foundation are people housed, fed, given medical care, and employment. And to date our work has impacted the lives of over 1,410,600 people. Our activities are focused on the neediest of our communities, those who have lost hope and need a helping hand; this is only possible with your support. New Beginnings Foundation has three divisions, each with a specific purpose but focused on assisting individuals, families, and communities.