SUPPORT

EDUCATION.

DELIVER HOPE.

Every child deserves a chance to have a bright future

We see hope for a better future for children in Southern Africa through a good education.

That is why we at Sawabona Africa partner with handpicked organisations who provide and support education and qualify as a trustworthy partner to receive funds and our support. 

Your donation will help give hope for a better future to those who truly need it.

Every child deserves a chance to have a bright future

We see hope for a better future for children in Southern Africa through a good education.

That is why we at Sawabona Africa partner with handpicked organisations who provide and support education and qualify as a trustworthy partner to receive funds and our support. 

Your donation will help give hope for a better future to those who truly need it.

SAWABONA

“I respect you. I value you. You are important to me.” 

This African greeting represents how we honour those we support and who support us.

What we do

Sawabona Africa, a registered charity in Germany, partners with small community-based charities in Southern Africa 

that offer educational programmes.

We assess organisations and projects by the Sawabona standard 

We build trusted and open relationships with our partners in South Africa

 Our donations go directly to selected projects without an administration fee

We follow and document individual support stories

Our focus areas

Supporting educational charities and projects which improve lives of children through the following programmes:

Mentorship and afterschool support

Sports and art

Leadership and Development

Access to a good education

Mentorship and afterschool support

Sports and art

Access to a good education

Who we support

Sawabona Africa partners with three amazing approved charities who focus on education and mentorship.

Bright Start

Bright Start Education and Mentorship Programme provides access to quality education to children from poor communities in Cape Town, South Africa.

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PYMA

Phakamani Young Minds Academy offers academic assistance, support, and mentorship to learners in Soweto, a large township in South Africa.

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Help Lesotho

Help Lesotho delivers life skills training and mental health support in rural Lesotho.
AIDS decimated a generation – through child sponsorship and other programmes they help those who remain to move on and create lasting change in their communities.

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Who we support

Sawabona Africa partners with three amazing approved charities who focus on education and mentorship.

Bright Start

Bright Start Education and Mentorship Programme provides access to quality education to children from poor communities in Cape Town, South Africa.

Read More

PYMA

Phakamani Young Minds Academy  offers academic assistance, support, and mentorship to learners in Soweto, a large township in South Africa.

Read More

Help Lesotho

Help Lesotho delivers life skills training and mental health support in rural Lesotho.

AIDS decimated a generation – through child sponsorship and other programmes they help those who remain to move on and create lasting change in their communities.

Read More

 

1 year Sawabona Africa

Thank you for joining our 1 Year Birthday celebration virtual call.

Our videos are now available on YouTube

Thank you to Bokang Mokoena and Mthandazo Khumalo from PYMA for your inspiring interviews. 

We are incredbily proud to support PYMA

1 year Sawabona Africa

We invite you to join us for a 30 minute virtual birthday celebration of 1 year Sawabona Africa.

We will celebrate the incredible partnerships with have developed with our charities and are joined by 2 very special guests from Phakamani Young Minds Academy: Bokang Mokoena (founder) and Mthandazo Khumalo (executive director).

Date: Tuesday May 17

Time: 18:30 CET

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88463437624?pwd=enQ2TjhiZm83dEdHYWl6VE9BTmlGdz09

Meeting ID: 884 6343 7624
Passcode: 763

Success Stories

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Nicky

First child to join Bright Start. She attended the German International School: ‘I had an amazing schooling career, and going to the German International School was the highlight of my career. It has taught me to be an independent youth and has opened many doors for me. Without Bright Start I would not be as passionate as I am today.’

Nicky is studying a BA in International Studies at a top South African university.

Read more of Nicky’s story

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Nicky

First child to join Bright Start. She attended the German International School: ‘I had an amazing schooling career, and going to the German International School was the highlight of my career. It has taught me to be an independent youth and has opened many doors for me. Without Bright Start I would not be as passionate as I am today.’

Nicky is studying a BA in International Studies at a top South African university.

Read more of Nicky’s story

Lethukuthula

Lethukuthula joined the PYMA afterschool programme in Grade 8. ‘With the support of PYMA I was able to improve my academic performance, win awards at school and I obtained 2 distinctions in my final exams.  PYMA also supported with my registration fees for university’

Luthukuthula is now studying at the University of Johannesburg and is helping as a tutor at PYMA  

Read more about Luthukuthula and more PYMA stories

Lethukuthula

Lethukuthula joined the PYMA afterschool programme in Grade 8. ‘With the support of PYMA I was able to improve my academic performance, win awards at school and I obtained 2 distinctions in my final exams.  PYMA also supported with my registration fees for university’

Luthukuthula is now studying at the University of Johannesburg and is helping as a tutor at PYMA  

Read more about Luthukuthula and more PYMA stories

Completed Projects

Sawabona Africa celebrates the opening of the new classroom with PYMA staff, students, tutors, parents, friends and the local councillor.  PYMA is now able to teach the junior and senior school children in 2 separate classrooms. Watch our video of the arrival and celebration of the classroom. 

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We are not stopping now. We are raising funds for a new classroom to provide space for reading, studying and individual support to learners. 

Our partners

Thank you for your trust in Sawabona Africa

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Make a donation and know that your donation will go directly to your project of choice

Sawabona Africa does not charge an administration fee.
All administration fees are covered by donations from Board Members.
Donations made in Germany receive a Tax Certificate on request.