Give My Time
Give My Time
Rockstarz Foundation is a social welfare programme that provides assistance to school going children.
Rockstarz Foundation is a social welfare programme that provides assistance to school going children. The Foundation works with children in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. One of the many ways in which you can contribute is to give your time to provide the children with career guidance and mentor high school students.
Operates in: All of South Africa
Established in: December 2008Nonsikelelo Makhanya 083 534 3186 www.rockstarzfoundation.org.za
This award winning initiative equips learners with the necessary skills and self-belief to access tertiary education and/or employment.
Currently fewer than 10% of South Africa’s population is accessing higher education, but more than 70% of IkamvaYouth matrics have succeeded in accessing higher education since 2005. By giving your time to this volunteer-driven project, you will enable disadvantaged youth to pull themselves and each other out of poverty and transform the nation.
Operates in: Western Cape (Makhaza, Nyanga and Masiphumelele): KZN (Umlazi, Chesterville). Gauteng (Ebony and Ivory Park and Mamelodi). North West (Ikageng). Eastern Cape (Joza).
Established in: 2003Marion Peteren 021 462 5590 / 079 885 4388 www.ikamvayouth.org
Through the help of local and international volunteers, the Freewalker Foundation creates sustainable solutions in the fields of education, conservation, healthcare and community development.
Their main objective is to provide sustainable development projects to under-resourced schools.
Operates in: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Established in: 2010Murray Luscombe & Jordana Meyer 082 360 1250 www.freewalker.co.za
Boost Africa Foundation
Boost Africa Foundation assists children together with their families living in extreme poverty to stay in school and empowers children through education.
The foundation runs various programmes like Keep a Child in School and the Boost Learning Centre. You can help by volunteering or making a donation.
Operates in: Cape Town, Western Cape
Established in: June 2007Mary Dell or Tania Manuel 021 556 5963 / 083 244 1517 www.boostafrica.com
A Spring of Hope
A Spring of Hope is a non-profit organization that provides schools in South Africa with sustainable water sources for drinking, sanitation, irrigation, and food preparation to improve health conditions, combat poverty, promote education and create self-sustainability.
You can give your time by hosting an event showcasing their documentary titled “Water” to create awareness and raise funds.
Operates in: Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga
Established in: May 2006Sarah Bergs 071 909 7261 www.aspringofhope.org
The Earthchild Project is a non-profit organisation operating in disadvantaged primary schools in the Western Cape.
They work with children and teachers and their programmes focus on the environment health and wellness and life skills. Learners are given the opportunity to develop practical skills that can be applied at school. The Earthchild Project is always looking for volunteers.
Operates in: Khayelitsha, Lavender Hill, Western Cape
Established in: January 2007Janna Kretzmar 083 409 9185 www.earthchildproject.org
Thabang Children’s Project
The Thabang Children's Project provides two safe houses for boys and girls who are in need.
Thabang also has a Drop-in-Centre at a local informal settlement, where those needy children receive a daily meal, extramural activities and homework supervision. Thabang aims to uplift children and restore their dignity and independence, while empowering their caregivers to do the same.
Operates in: Thabazimbi, Limpopo
Established in: September 2004Tessa White 083 296 6940 www.thabang.org
World Changers Academy
World Changers Academy (WCA) has trained 11000 high school students in life skills and 11000 in residential leadership programmes since 2003.
WCA has a strategic partnership with the Mr Price Group, and places its students into over 40 stores around KwaZulu-Natal for work experience and employment opportunities.
Operates in: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Established in: August 2002Craig Bouchier 031 769 1260 www.wca-sa.org
Moutse Foundation For Education (MOFFE)
This non-profit organisation was established to improve the lives of the children in Limpopo province.
MOFFE offers various projects ranging from Career Guidance, Back to School Campaign & Feeding Schemes (for Primary scholars) to Creative Arts Skill Development programmes.
Operates in: Moutse, Limpopo
Established in: 2014Tiego Makitla 060 602 0460 www.moffe.org
CHILD WELFARE (DURBAN & DISTRICT)
Child Welfare Durban & District is the largest Child Welfare Organisation in the country.
It was formed after the merger of the Child Family & Community Care Centre, the Durban Child & Family Welfare Society and Umlazi Child & District Welfare Society. They help children and the community through services like Social Work Service, Community Family Home, Residential Care and Educare.
Operates in: Durban (Kwazulu Natal)
Established in: October 1999Melaine Pillay/ Irene Okoye 031 312 9313 www.cwdd.org.za