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If your NGO or NPO is doing work related to Covid-19 and would like to be added to this page, please email a short description of what Covid-19 work you are directly involved in and a link to your donation page to .


Donate to support the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic


The below South African NGOs and NPOs are all looking for funding and donations:

Solidarity Fund

  • Across South Africa, people and organisations have offered to help and the Solidarity Fund is a vehicle that will be set up to facilitate this.
  • Donate here.


Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
  • To enable a direct response to the Covid-19 emergency and prepare for the consequences of the outbreak on our current projects in South Africa and abroad.
  • Donate here.


Philisa Abafazi Bethu
  • Philisaa Abafazi Bethu is a non-profit organisation countering gender-based violence in Lavender Hill. During the lockdown, funds and resources have been channeled into school feeding schemes.
  • Donate here.


Where Rainbows Meet
  • Where Rainbows Meet was registered as a non-profit organisation in 2008. Since its inception, in recognition of the multiple disadvantages and challenges facing the Vrygrond community, Rainbows has expanded and diversified its work. Currently donations will be going to the feeding outreach and towards the education of women, men and children.
  • Donate here.


9 Miles Project
  • 9Miles Project is a youth and community development programme which uses surfing as a catalyst to engage at-risk and vulnerable youth in Cape Town, Elands Bay and St. Francis Bay. They are helping support communities during the Covid-19 crisis through a feeding scheme.
  • Donate here.


Ladles of Love
  • Ladles of Love is a volunteer-run soup kitchen and feeding programme for people in need.
  • Donate here.


Neighbour to Neighbour Support Program
  • Afrika Tikkun is mobilising a community-level response to Covid-19 in the townships where it works. It is scaling up supplies of food and essentials to vulnerable families in the Gauteng townships of Alexandra, Diepsloot, Braamfontein, and Orange Farm, as well as Mfuleni in the Western Cape.
  • Donate here.


eMedia Covid-19 Relief Fund
  • The eMedia Covid-19 Relief Fund is a partnership with the HCI Foundation to help eradicate hunger for thousands of vulnerable communities in South Africa, by providing them with much-needed food relief during the current global Covid-19 pandemic and national lockdown.
  • Donate here


Wonderbag
  • Wonderbag, in partnership with Recipe4Resilience, is distributing kits that will help feed families, permanently improve their living conditions, and help slow the transmission of Covid-19, to vulnerable families in Africa.
  • Donate here


COACH
  • Coalition of Anglican Children's Homes comprises St George's and St Nicolas Home. COACH provides a safe and loving environment to the children and youth. During lockdown, funds have been prioritised to ensure protective measures against the virus.
  • Donate here


Youth Social Care
  • The Youth Social Care NPO is looking for donations for their Covid-19 food relief feeding scheme for the homeless, victims of gender-based violence, child-headed homes, the unemployedand persons with health issues (HIV/AIDS,and TB).
  • Donate here


Kids Haven
  • Kids Haven aims to reach children in need, especially those without parental care, to provide shelter, protection, education, training and therapy. During COVID-19 we are serving the impoverished families in our community through donations of food parcels and food vouchers.
  • Donate here


JAM SA
  • JAM SA is in the process of rolling out multiple initiatives to assist those living in vulnerable communities across South Africa. This includes the distribution of essential food supplies and hygiene products, along with awareness and practical training on sanitation and hand-washing practices to curb the spread of the Corona Virus.
  • Donate here


Shout 4 Masks
  • Help make South Africa safer by protecting those who protect us.
  • Donate here


SAFE
  • SAFE is a non-profit organisation established to raise relief funds for South Africa's entertainment, events and festival community.
  • Donate here.


The South African Entertainment Industry Relief Fund
  • The South African Entertainment Industry Relief Fund is raising funds to keep the industry alive and help those that help so many other, during these tough times.
  • Donate here.


Place of Mercy and Hope
  • Marist Mercy Care's "Place of Mercy and Hope" (PBO and NPO) located in a rural town in Addo, Eastern Cape, South Africa took the initiative to provide food parcels and essentials to the surrounding formal and informal settlements.
  • Donate here.


Call Care
  • Call Care provides COVID-19 Essential Care parcels, in partnership with Village Power Traders. Each family is provided with fresh food produce, PPE, educational materials, hygiene and non-perishables products.
  • Donate here.


Legal Resources Centre
  • The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) is committed to a fully democratic society based on the based on the principles of substantive equality. It seeks to ensure that the principles, rights and responsibilities enshrined in our Constitution are respected, promoted, protected and fulfilled. Since 1979, the LRC has functioned as an independent, public interest law clinic which process free legal services to poor, vulnerable and marginalised individuals and communities in South Africa.
  • Donate here.


H.M.P.D.C
  • Hope Multi-Purpose Drop-in Center has been caring for 150 orphans and vulnerable children and youth in Botshabelo during the Covid-19 Lockdown, the NPO is requesting food, sanitary items, clothes and funds.
  • Donate here.


The Teddy Bear Foundation
  • During Covid 19 The Teddy Bear Foundation continues to support abused children and giving out food parcels to those who are in need.
  • Donate here.


Thanda
  • Thanda provides holistic support for children and families living in rural uMtwalume, KZN through programmes centered around early learning, education, and organic farming. Currently, the organisation is distributing food parcels as well as educational resources and activity packs to support children's learning at home. Thanda's staff is also providing guidance for guardians (via SMS and socially-distanced home visits) to help them facilitate their children's educational and social-emotional development during this time.
  • Donate here.


1000 Women Trust
  • 1000 Women Trust supports 45 soup kitchens and vent buddy support to survivors of gender-based violence. The 1000 Women Trust has designed special communications strategies for women in isolation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Donate here.
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