AN END TO POVERTY
Siyabonga Africa is a registered South African Non Profit Organisation (000-394-NPO) and Public Beneficiary Organisation (PBO 930010666), committed to eradicating poverty and bringing about positive change for the people of our country. We are also a certified B-BBEE enterprise.
Although we provide food, blankets, clothing and basic necessities to those who are destitute, our ultimate aim is to create environments and opportunities that enable people to find their way out of poverty. Over the past 30 years, we have developed a variety of programmes to uplift a diversity of people – from the most vulnerable to those who have the potential but lack the opportunity to become self supporting.
Poor and vulnerable people are not objects of our charity – but partners in our endeavours to find effective solutions that will lead to a better life for all. We guide people to understand that the best answers lie within themselves, and work with those who want to be agents of change for themselves, their families and future generations.
We all hold the power to contribute in some way or another to the societies in which we live, and to become part of the solution.
Be part of the Siyabonga Africa solution by making a donation now towards the cost of running these vital programmes.
Reach out and join us in giving those in need a hand up – not just a hand-out.
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WHAT GUIDES US
Siyabonga Africa acts against poverty on various levels by addressing the basic needs of disadvantaged people and giving those who can and will, opportunities to become self supported.
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OVER THE PAST YEAR
Partnering with community leaders in the rural and informal settlements on the East Rand, Ronald and Yvonne Dell established feeding schemes, distributed clothing donations and initiated building projects, while providing spiritual upliftment and restoration to families in need.
Christian Praise Centre opens
The Dells started a faith-based organisation – Christian Praise Centre – and opened the doors of their home on a 10 acre piece of land to care for, accommodate and feed the less fortunate and most needy.
Child Care Ministry
A safe haven for abused and neglected mothers with children was established. Later, a crèche and day care was opened to accommodate the children while their unemployed mothers received counselling and training.
Siyabonga Africa registered as NPO
Siyabonga Africa was established to address the skills shortage and job scarcity problem throughout South Africa, and took in the role of Service Provider, being the link between the Sponsor (Corporate South Africa and Government) and the Beneficiary (Fellow NPOs and/or Entrepreneurs).
Programmes were initiated to create jobs through small business development, e.g. bakeries, egg farms and food gardening.
One of the largest Food Banks in Gauteng, Buyisa Ubuntu Food Bank established in partnership with the Department of Social Development.
Digital Food Vouchers
In response to widespread hunger caused by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns, Siyabonga Africa became one of the first non-profits in South Africa to issue SMS Food Vouchers, enabling us to get food to people quickly and safely, wherever they are.
Siyabonga Africa's footprint is now national, with projects implemented in every province
Siyabonga Africa' became fully accredited with QCTO for ECD teacher training.
The Siyabonga Africa School of Fashion launched.