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#Support a refugee student education #Fundraising compaign

#Support a refugee student education #Fundraising compaign

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#SupportARefugeeStudent fundraising campaign has been initiated by the Umoja Development Foundation (UDF), the initiative is to raise fund in order to support access to higher education for a number of refugees children from the Kivu Community that lives here in South Africa. We have a huge number of these children that thus they completed their high schools or grade 12 matriculations, many find it difficult to pursue higher education or University due mainly to financial constraint. 

It’s estimated that about 80% refugees and asylum seekers that successfully complete their high school can't continue further mainly due to lack of funds and access to available scholarships opportunities; as most of available private and Government bursaries / scholarships are mostly reserved to South African Citizen. In previous year,  few bursary opportunities were also available refugees children at some institutions, but with the #FeesMustFall protests in recently, these doors were totally closed; shutting many dreams and leaving many lives to their own mercy!

Let's join the campaign, support, donate and change someone's live, change a refugee / asylum seeker's life, help to make these vulnerable children dreams and their hope for a better tomorrow alive!

We believe that parents are not only those that can save life, but also those that support and educate it.

Your generosity and good hearts can go a long way to assisting to shape someone's future. It takes a village to raise a child!!!!

Support education of a refugee child from Kivu, support education, save a life, be generous!


  • Aug 01, 2019 - R 100.00
  • "Good cause" - janot rukungira

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Donations to date

R 15 365.00

Fundraising target

R 1 000 000.00

Funds raised offline

R 15 265.00

Umoja Development Foundation

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UMOJA DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (UDF) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization, registered with the Social Development Department with the aim to empower and help restore hope the well-being of the refugee’s and other vulnerable communities, through promotion of education, social development and sustainable economic empowerment initiatives.

Foundation is registered as NPC through the Ministry or Department of Social Development of the Republic of South Africa, and is Section 18 A Certificate Tax Exempted. Let us know should you need a sections 18 A certificate of tax deduction for your bona fide donation to the Foundation.

Don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected]