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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LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

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...

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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...

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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 total...

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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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