CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISING APPEAL 2021

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...

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...

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...

Virtual Craft Market – UPDATE!

Our Virtual Christmas Craft Market was a great success, reaching sales of just short of £4,000 which, with Gift Aid claimable on all the donated goods,  means we’ve raised £5,000 to go towards keeping projects in Alexandra Township up and running in 2021.  This...

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...