Become a Hero of Hope!

Please contact us for a full funding proposal or to discuss a certain project you would like to support. Focus on iThemba is a non-profit, public benefit (18a) organisation. If you feel moved to support our work of Growing Hearts and Minds, there are two options available to you:

Step 1 of 3 - Donation Details



Account Name: Focus on iThemba
Bank: Standard Bank
Branch Name: Hillcrest
Branch Code: 045726
Account Number: 050184911
Swift Code: SBZA ZA JJ

All our finances are externally audited and we are proud to mention that once again in 2018 we received an unqualified audit from Baker Tilly Morrison Murray. Focus on iThemba is a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) this allows donations received to be tax deductible. In addition we are BBBEE compliant and have up-to-date BBBEE certificates available to donors. Our Friends from the USA are able to donate through our accredited 501(c)(3) educational foundation company, Friends of iThemba, which provides an opportunity to receive tax deductions.

There are several definitions of the word hope, but the message is singular… the promise of a brighter future.

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is one of South Africa’s biggest fundraising programmes and allows you to make a difference, just by shopping. Every time you use your card at any of the partner stores they’ll give back a percentage of your purchase value, on your behalf, to the charity you choose at no cost to you. We allocate our monthly MySchool donations towards our elevating Early Childhood Development Teacher Training Programme. For even more convenience, you can also download the new app here. We are SO grateful for each and every swipe/scan. Thank you!

For our USA friends, click on ‘Donate USA’ to make a credit card payment. Supporters in the USA are also welcome to donate via cheque which can be posted to:

Paul Bagnoli; Friends of iThemba; PO Box 127 Ninety-Six, South Carolina, 29666-0127, USA.

*Please note that all international transactions take up to 10 days to register on our system