How we work

We partner with registered charities and support projects that align with our vision, mission and values

OUR VISION

We want to give poor children and families in Southern Africa hope and chance for a better life

 

 
 

Our Mission

We support charities that offer opportunities for a brighter future through education, sport and protecting the environment  

Our Core Values

Empower through education and skills development

Fairness through respecting and valuing all our stakeholders

Working ethically through creating transparent systems

Our funding approach

We are proud to support charties that are:

Relevant

Align with the goals and objectives of Sawabona Africa

Registered

Are a Public Benefit Organisation or a Non Profit Organisation

High Impact

Has a high impact on individuals who benefit from the programme

Reviewed

Thoroughly checked, including a personal inspection

Transparent

Provide financial reports and communicate openly

Our Verification and Due Diligence process

Four key steps to verify our charities

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SCREENING

  • Application for funding
  • Scoring of charity
  • Review the financial statements
  • Board approval to proceed
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FOLLOW UP AND PERSONAL VISIT

  • Follow up questions
  • Meet the team
  • Site inspection
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ON BOARDING

  • Memorandum of understanding
  • Terms of cooperation
  • Reporting requirements
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RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

  • Open communication
  • Sharing of information
  • Regular visits
  • Share success

Our impact

The projects we support have a long lasting impact on families and communities

Opportunity for a better education

Help reduce the cycle of poverty

Increased employment chances

Improved self worth

I respect you
I value you
You are important to us