The Gift of the Givers Foundation, established in 1992, is the largest disaster response, non-governmental organisation of African origin on the African continent.

It works to unite people, with a common vision, to make a real and telling difference by serving mankind for the ‘Greater Good’.

Since its inception, the organisation has been responsible for the delivery of life-saving goods and on-the-ground support for innumerable people, collectively valued at some R3.2 billion, in more than 43 countries across the globe, including South Africa.

Fundraising on BackaBuddy

Since 2017, The Gift of The Givers, has partnered with BackaBuddy to support a number of worthy causes; fire relief efforts in Cape Town, protecting citizens and medical practitioners during the COVID-19, as well as feeding and sanitary projects.

To date, the beloved organisation has raised over R4 million, with the generous support of over 2300 donors on BackaBuddy.

Photo above: Patrick Schofield- CEO of BackaBuddy, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman- Founder of Gift of the Givers, Catherine Du Plooy- COO of BackaBuddy and Ali Sablay- community liaison officer of Gift of the Givers.


Lend your support

Support Healthcare workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic

The Gift of The Givers is  issuing a call to action to all South African citizens, private & corporate, individuals and companies, to come together and support the medical staff and facilities on the frontline of COVID-19 pandemic.

All donors are eligible for a Section 18A tax certificate issued by The Gift of the Givers

Raise funds for the Gift of the Givers foundation 

On BackaBuddy, members of the public can raise funds for a non-profit organisation of their choice by pledging their birthdays, participating in cultural and sporting events, or simply creating a profile to ask friends and family to donate to a cause that they are passionate about.

In 2021, Dr Sandy Inglis from Pietermaritzburg, participated in the Freedom Challenge, a 26-day non-stop mountain bike ride from Pietermaritzburg to Diemersfontein, and raised over R76 000 to support The Gift of the Givers Educational Interventions.


Launch a BackaBuddy crowdfunding campaign with your own fundraising goal to support The Gift of the Givers by clicking here

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Read more about Gift of Givers on the BackaBuddy Impact Village