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!
>> Read more about us…



This year we are aiming to raise £10,000 to help fund an Education Centre in Alexandra Township.  The money raised will be used to help establish a new Education Centre at Sakhimfundo, (meaning "Growing Through Education"), a brand new purpose built Youth Centre...

read more

Sakhimfundo (Alex Youth Project) update

In 2019 we brought you news of an ambitious initiative by Gumboots SA - working title Alexandra Youth Project but now renamed Sakhimfundo (meaning Building Education). The purpose built facility will comprise a performing arts centre and education centre to be funded...

read more

Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020 – UPDATE!

Our Challenge target this year was £7,500 and, taking into account Gift Aid claimable on donations, we've raised a few pence short of £8,950 - a fantastic result! Huge thanks to our generous supporters for rising to the Challenge in a difficult year both financially...

read more

Follow us on:


If you’d like to know more about getting involved with Gumboots please feel free to contact us, we’d love to hear from you!