South Africa - Ways You Can Help


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Ways you can help and make a difference in South Africa

Eastern Cape

This is the only legal NGO in the area and was established in 1998. The primary function of this day care center is to offer refuge, safety and support to all women and children suffering from abuse. With high unemployment levels, teenage pregnancy rates increasing and school dropouts rising, this is a vital service for the […]

Eastern Cape

We have started a sports programme in this school that had no-one to coach sports nor any sports equipment. The teachers are very excited about this project and so are we. You can coach to assist with netball and rugby, or help convert the playing area into netball court. If sports aren’t your thing, you can help fix […]

Eastern Cape

We met Gloria a few months ago and her work with the elderly and has inspired us so much that we decided to add her to our community support list. Gloria and her ladies run a soup kitchen and feeds or delivers food to roughly 85 elderly people on most days of the week. You […]

Eastern Cape

Due to a shortage of funding the children’s ablution block has been neglected to a state where it cannot be used. We need your help to re-do the entire bathroom block. We will also complete the jungle gym that we started building and supply 6 swings which have been broken for a few years. Pre-schools’ wish list […]

Eastern Cape

This local town is located in a poverty stricken area with a massive 95% unemployment rate. The local municipal services are inadequate in providing basic services such as garbage collection, road maintenance and sewage management. The schools struggle with a lack of teachers, teacher enthusiasm and after school activities and the youth fall prey to […]

Sabi Sand Kruger and Timbavati

Given how endemic poverty is in villages throughout South Africa, you can impart your business knowledge to budding entrepreneurs, assisting them with preparation of a business plan or advise existing microloan recipients on how they can expand their business and thus better provide for their families. You may well end up wanting to maintain an […]

Sabi Sand Kruger and Timbavati

The communities around Sabi Sand are very poor and are in need of basic infrastructure; you can help fund and build your choice of: – a creche – classrooms – a library – a medical clinic All of these will make a lasting difference in the lives of the beneficiaries; you will be leaving a […]

Sabi Sand Kruger and Timbavati

In communities around the Sabi Sands private reserve, you can upskill the teachers by giving them training in key subjects such as English, maths or science. By doing so, you expand what the teacher can impart to the students, thus you are giving them a head start in their education

Sabi Sand Kruger and Timbavati

In villages near Sabi Sands you can make an impact as reliable water supplies are not always available, therefore you can fund and help install a ‘FunPumps’ near an underground borehole. The FunPump functions like a merry-go-round you would find in any playground around the world, and as the children play, clean, drinkable water is […]

Cape Town

Here you can make a difference with some of Africa’s most vulnerable people: orphans and young children in disadvantaged communities. Through Extreme Makeover Projects, you can provide children care centers, shelters and early education development centers with happy, healthier and more homely environments. You can help improve structures, sanitation and outdoor facilities, and to provide […]

Garden Route

Sports is not always a priority in African schools so by volunteering in a sports initiative, you can give local children the chance to develop their love of sports. Support our community upliftment projects in the morning and assist with sports clinics in the afternoons. It’s a great way to immerse yourself in the South […]

Garden Route

By joining in you will provide much needed manpower and assist us to make the local schools look and feel like a better place to learn! Many of the schools in Knysna’s townships are in an extremely poor condition and this does not provide a safe or inviting place for children to learn – and […]

Garden Route

A good education is sadly lacking in South Africa, and is a key priority. You can make a difference. You can assist in these ways: 1. Helping at a homework club You can provide educational support by assisting local children with their homework assignments, while ensuring that they gain a better understanding of the material. 2. […]

Garden Route

Lack of employment and accessibility to education is a large cause of poverty in the Knysna area, and this initiative aims to target these areas, providing opportunities to improve various aspects of daily life, including health, diet and basic education for children and adults. You will gain insight into empowerment projects in Africa as well […]

Cape Town

You can help support such self-help and home-grown projects in poorly resourced communities so that they can flourish and reach their full potential – sustaining the future. Background We work with communities in the Cape Flats, near Cape Town. This is a challenging environment with very poor soil (often no more than sea sand), roaring […]

Cape Town

Just outside Cape Town you can help care for orphaned babies: bottle feeding, bathing, changing and dressing these precious wee things. Some of the babies may be underweight (under 5 lbs/2.5 kgs) and so require extra special attention and extended feeding time, possibly by syringe. You are expected to work on weekdays from about 8am […]

Cape Town

Nestled in the mountain slopes on the outskirts of Cape Town you will find an inspiring community project that feeds over 100,000 children and adults each week. The vision is to feed 200,000 people weekly, and you can play a part in preparing the meals and then serving them, thus getting to interact with them […]

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