How to Donate

There are a number of different ways to donate directly and safely to the Homestead and to benefit from income tax and other incentives in different countries.

Our donor team makes it possible for the Homestead to continue to provide consistent high quality care to the most vulnerable children in Cape Town.   It costs the Homestead R150 a month to educate a child and R1800 (excluding salaries) to keep a street child in residential care. The Homestead has 90 street children in residential care each night, helps over 160 street children a year and works with over 200 chronically neglected and abused children in street children communities of origin each week. Donating to the Homestead is easy and secure via the following verified channels:

Sign a Debit Order

The Homestead debit orders are administrated by an external agency that takes all the hassle out of ensuring your debit order is administrated properly.  Please ask for a debit order form: or click here for a copy, sign and return


Givengain allows you to donate to the Homestead via credit card, debit card, eft or even to set up an automatic monthly donation. 


The local version of Paypal, Payfast also provides easy credit card and eft payments to the Homestead

Direct EFT

Simply log into your bank via your phone bank app, internet banking or ATM and add the Homestead as a monthly beneficiary.  The Homestead bank details are: 

Account name: The Homestead 

Bank: Absa

Branch code: 632005

Bank Account Number: 4052958568 

Swift number for international donations: ABSAZAJJ


The Homestead has a partnership with the Dame Hilary Cropper Foundation in the UK who have kindly offered to process UK donations to the Homestead through their foundation.   This means that If you are a UK tax payer and are eligible for Gift Aid, and thanks to the UK tax regime,  the Homestead can claim a further 25% over and above each amount contributed. Please make sure you detail your donations as being for the Homestead

Click Here for the DHCCF