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

Have 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

Sawabona Afria verification process

SCREENING

  • Application for funding
  • Scoring of charity
  • Review the financial statements
  • Board approval to proceed
Sawabona Afria verification process

FOLLOW UP AND PERSONAL VISIT

  • Follow up questions
  • Meet the team
  • Site inspection
Sawabona Afria verification process

ON BOARDING

  • Memorandum of understanding
  • Terms of cooperation
  • Reporting requirements
Sawabona Afria verification process

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

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

Our Verification and Due Diligence process

Four key steps to verify our charities

Sawabona Afria verification process

1. SCREENING

  • Application for funding
  • Scoring of charity
  • Review the financial statements
  • Board approval to proceed
Sawabona Afria verification process

2. FOLLOW UP AND PERSONAL VISIT

  • Follow up questions
  • Meet the team
  • Site inspection
Sawabona Afria verification process

3. ON BOARDING

  • Memorandum of understanding
  • Terms of cooperation
  • Reporting requirements
Sawabona Afria verification process

4. 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

Bright STart learners at high school

Opportunity for a better education

Sawabona Africa: South African young boy

Help reduce the cycle of poverty

Sawabona Africa: South African scene

Increased employment chances

Bright Start learners. they like to win

Improved self worth

Sawabona

I respect you
I value you
You are importent to me

Our annual reports

2022: English

2022: Deutsch