Thank you for donating to the Homestead

There are a number of safe and easy ways to donate to the Homestead 

  • Via eft directly into our bank account
  • Via debit or credit card online using Givengain, Payfast or Snapscan.
  • Without cost to you when you use your Myschool card to shop.
  • As a monthly donor via debit order or via Givengain or Payfast.
  • Through internationally accredited workplace giving/matching schemes.
  • Through our international partners for USA or UK tax benefits.
  • In kind by donating much needed goods and services.
  • or even by donating South African Shares directly to the Homestead.
Remember South African taxpayers are eligible for a South African 18a tax refund for donations to the Homestead

Together we can empower children away from street life

Ways to donate


You can donate directly into the Homestead bank account from anywhere in the world, using eft, cash, your phone, internet banking or even an ATM. The Homestead bank details are:

Account name: The Homestead
Bank: Absa
Branch code: 632005
Bank Account Number: 4052958568
Swift number for international donations: ABSAZAJJ


You may scan the QR code below to donate via Snapscan. Please send proof of payment and your contact details to


The Homestead is registered with Givengain so donations can be made from anywhere in the world via our Givengain website.


By using Payfast you can donate immediately, safely and directly to the Homestead via the web using your credit or debit card, as well as other ways, including setting up a monthly donation.  

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. You may request a debit order form here: or
sign and return to

Donate Shares

The Homestead is registered with SARS as a public benefit organisation PBO 18/11/13/1038 and as such you can donate a financial instrument provided it is a share in a listed company; or a share issued by a“financial institution” and receive a 18a Tax receipt for donations made to the Homestead.  You will also save on Capital Gains tax by donating shares directly to the Homestead.

Please contact the Director on 021 4199763 for more details on how to donate shares directly to the Homestead

Donations in Kind

The Homestead benefits from those individuals, companies and community structures that donate goods and services to the Homestead. For instance we receive regular donations of fish from I&J, food from the Table Bay Hotel and Woolworths, companies and individuals donate school items, clothes and shoes for the children, they paint and repair help to maintain our facilities, donate cars, tables and chairs,  and much, much more.