Is my donation secure?

Absolutely. The security and confidentiality of your information is our highest priority. We use industry-standard SSL (secure socket layer) technology to protect your information and provide a safe and secure environment for online donations. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, and we will only share personal information if you have given us specific permission to do so.

Is this donation tax deductible?

Yes. The Bhambayi Project Trust is a registered Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) and Public Benefits Organisation (PBO) with tax-exempt status (section 18A). Your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of South African law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your S.A. taxes, please fill in your full name and contact details where requested when making your donation. We will send through tax certificates in early March each year for the previous tax year. Should you require it earlier, please contact us ( and we will be more than happy to oblige.

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Can you tell me about the organisation's financial accountability?

We take very seriously the stewardship of funds. Our annual financial statements are audited by a Chartered Accountant. Our current auditor was previously the provincial head of Deloitte South Africa (now retired).

We have a strong Board of Governors with overall financial accountability .

Mandy Pearson, the founder and CEO, has an accounts degree and Economics Masters degree from Cambridge UK. She has worked in financial services in Europe, as well as in senior management at a large South African bank. She is also a self-supporting Anglican minister based at St. Martin's Church, Durban North - a combination of financial skills and integrity.