Grants Given in South Africa

2018 Grants

January to December 2018

Cause Region Amount

Phelang Bonola Foundation

Phelang Bonola Foundation's purpose is to identify and help girls in disadvantaged communities and ensure that they stay in school as long as possible by providing them with sanitary towels. The foundation will be handing out sanitary towels to girls in primary and high schools – a total of 2000 girls will benefit. Sponsored by Harcourts Midrand.

South Africa $R10,000

Cotlands

Cotlands believes that if every child had access to a toy library, he or she would have the required foundation to make it through formal schooling. Cotlands started a toy library program for children living in marginalized communities. . www.cotlands.co.za Sponsored by Harcourts 4 Ways.

South Africa $R20,000

The President's Award for Youth Empowerment

The PTA creates opportunities for your offenders to develop, discover their purpose in life and determine their future in society. From 3 – 6 April, four young offenders competed in a 240km cycle tour. Harcourts Grahamstown participated in the tour. www.presidentsaward.co.za

South Africa $R20,000

The Kidney Beanz Trust

The purpose of the organization is to provide support for children with life-threatening disease as well as their families. The grant assisted with funding a physiotherapist that provide one-on-one support to individual children. They held a fundraising golf day and Harcourts Midrand sponsored a hole on the day. www.kidneybeanz.co.za

South Africa $R20,000

South Coast Hopsice

South Coast Hospice's Annual Golf Day was held on June 16th, with a full field and massive exposure for the hospice and their foundation. They raised R56,060 on the day, with all funds to be used in their Kingfisher House Inpatient Unit, which supports their Home Based Care program. Their palliative-trained staff offer quality care to patients living with life-threatening illnesses in their own homes, where they are more comfortable surrounded by their family. When necessary the patient is brought into Kingfisher House Inpatient Unit, stabilised, the family educated on the care needed for the patient, and then the patient may go home to enjoy their family.

South Africa $R30,000

ACVV Poplarlaan

ACVV is a designated child protection organisation, rendering prevention and early intervention, statutory and reunification services to children based in townships. This grant was nominated by Harcourts Beachfront.

South Africa $R20,000

Huis Ebenhaeser

Huis Ebenhaeser have cared for abandoned and abused children since 1980. Harcourts Maritz will be taking part in a golf and in October to help raise funds for this charity.

South Africa $R20,000

Ithemba Lam Baby Sanctuary

Ithemba Lam Baby Sanctuary take care of abandoned babies, and currently have 90 babies in their care. This charity was nominated by Harcourts Beachfront.

South Africa $R20,000

United Cerebral Palsy

The UCPA has been taking care of children and adults with Cerebral Palsy since 1951. Many of the residents are orphans whilst some were abandoned and others referred to by the Department of Health and Welfare. www.ucpa.za.org . Nominated by Harcourts Full Circle.

South Africa $R20,000

Give a Child a Family

Give a Child a Family provides a place of safety for 60 children. Their purpose is not to keep children institutionalised for the long-term, but to reintegrate them back with their families or extended family. www.gcf.org.za. Nominated by Harcourts Property Perfect

South Africa $R20,000

Boikanyo the Dion Herson Foundation

Since 2012, Boikanyo has worked with shack and hostel dwelling children and their families to ensure they get a good education and a better future. Their current project is to continue an existing maths tutoring program to over 480 grade 8 & 9 pupils from a no-fee school on Saturday mornings at Mapetla High School. www.boikanyo.org.za Nominated by Harcourts Delta.

South Africa $R20,000