Welcome to Gumboots UK

The Gumboots Foundation works to make a positive impact to South African communities who struggle each day for a better future.

By supporting community projects together with local leadership, Gumboots helps change the life chances of some of the country’s poorest people.

Explore this site to learn more and see how you can make a difference!
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Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020

In what's been a very difficult year for us all, here at Gumboots Foundation UK we've remained committed to supporting grass roots projects operating in one of the poorest districts in South Africa - Alexandra Township in Johannesburg. On top of extremely difficult...

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Virtual Christmas Craft Market – open now!

Our annual Christmas Craft Market fundraiser, normally held in late November at a venue in Birmingham UK, is not able to go ahead this year due to pandemic restrictions. Like so many other charities, our fund raising activities have been severely curtailed at a time...

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Coronavirus/Covid 19 Update

The Coronavirus pandemic is being acutely felt in Alexandra Township as a result of school closures, food shortages and loss of jobs, all of which come on top of already excruciating levels of unemployment, over-crowding and general levels of hardship. With school...

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A personal success story!

This is what, with your help, can be achieved by Gumboots Foundation. Click read more to discover the incredible personal story of one of our young beneficiaries. My...

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