Get Involved

If you would like to support us and get involved, there are three main ways to help:


Making a financial donation

The table below shows just what a difference your Rand makes. Every donation goes such a long way towards helping those in our community.

R25If given each month enables us to feed one child every Saturday, Sunday and daily during school holidays.
R50Will buy a child a school shirt for a primary age child
R55buys a pair of shorts for a primary school child
R75buys a book for the library
R85buys a skirt for a high school child or the food, clothing and education costs of a vulnerable child for one week
R100covers a high school child's school fees for one year or a pair of trousers for a high school pupil
R180buys a pair of school shoes
R500pays for a basic monthly food parcel for a family
R700pays for a full uniform including shoes for a high school pupil
R1200covers the salary of a creche assistant
R1700covers one month's salary of a house mother
R2500buys a bookcase
R3000buys a 5,000 litre water tank to collect harvested rainwater
R7000buys a 10,000 water tank to collect harvested rainwater
R8000buys a Pentium 4 computer & printer or a notebook computer
R10,000buys food for Ekukhanyeni children for one month
R23,000will enable us to build a basic one room house for a single sex child headed household
R35,000will enable us to build a basic two room house with a small kitchen
R43,000will enable us to build a basic three room house with a small kitchen
R75,000would enable us buy a Quad bike to visit homesteads
R100,000pays for local labour and materials for one full size classroom
R275,000buys a bakkie
R400,000would enable us to build a cluster foster home

Monthly donations can be made via stop order.

Credit card payments or one off cash donations can be made by depositing at any bank to Zisize's account.

Our details are:

Account Name: Zisize (Ingwavuma) Educational Trust
First National Bank, PO Box 98, Pongola 3170, KwaZulu Natal
Sort code: 270124
Cheque Account no. 62052959172

Or by sending a cheque made payable to Zisize (Ingwavuma) Educational Trust to PO Box 232, Ingwavuma 3968.

If you are an RSA taxpayer we can provide you with a Donation Certificate for SARS.

Making a donation in kind

Donations in kind can be made:

  • by giving a gift of e.g. a book, uniform, children's clothes, (new or second hand in good condition) curtains, bedding, furniture - anything which will be of use.
  • by purchasing / commissioning items made by local women which does not help Zisize directly but helps those we help.
  • by donating an item from our wish list

Donating your time

  • organise a fund raising event
  • make Zisize your charity for a sponsored event

If you have any queries or suggestions, please contact us by email.