BackaBuddy is a community funding platform with global reach and an Africa focus.

We support over 800 people every month in raising funds to support people and causes.

If you need funding, we are here to help you.

We’ve been trusted by over 300 000+ donors to support 30 000+ causes, for individuals in need, and for some of the biggest charities in Africa.

Thank you for all your service, guidance and backing.  BackaBuddy is a wonderful initiative and such a positive way to support those who ask for a little help. – Adene Heinz-Krüger

+30% of donors on BackaBuddy are outside of Africa

Our platform accepts donations globally through credit & debit cards, EFT’s and Africa-local payment partners


Kindness and compassion is a currency worth sharing and we shoutout about it.

Our impact stories reach over 1 Billion* people a year in the media and appear regularly in every major news platform in South Africa and around the world.

*International media tracker Meltwater.

BackaBuddy in the news

“Thank you for all the amazing media support and exposure for my cause” – Leilani Kuter (Yellow for Survivors)

We pride ourselves in bringing the best of being human into the digital world.

Our dedicated team is here to give you advice, compassion and to guide you through fundraising journey.


Do you have any questions?
The BackaBuddy team is here to help guide you throughout your crowdfunding journey.

Need help setting up an individual campaign?

Email: or WhatsApp +27 60 741 0255

Need help setting up a charity campaign?

Email: [email protected].za or WhatsApp +27 60 741 0255

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