Become Involved / We Need You

1       How You Can Get Involved with Ikholwa

Ikholwa Community Services has many needs. Lists of needs are supplied on request. Ikholwa being an NPO, relies solely on monetary, material and skills donations from all sectors of society. Some of the requirements are as follows:

1.1      Pro bono health care

This will go a long way in reducing our expenses on medicines as well as time spent at public hospitals. Our needs range from dental, eye, orthodontists, physio, play and occupational therapy and hospitals in case of emergencies as well as First Aid supplies.

1.2      Financial

  • Individuals can donate on a monthly or ad hoc basis, we welcome all assistance, please transfer into our bank account and email proof of payment to our GM, Ulrike Mann at info@ikholwa.com
  • Financial Aid to run the homes, funding towards school fees, clothes, linen, beds, Sports equipment etc (Claimable from Tax for Companies)
  • Sponsor a child programmes (for example R200 per month), extra murals (ballet, music, art, etc) outings and educational visits, birthday and Christmas gifts, hobbies, toiletries, seasonal clothes etc
  • Volunteer fundraisers

1.3      Healthy Foodstuffs

Groceries:  Meat, Vegetables, Fresh Fruit, etc

1.4      General Needs

Toiletries:  babies to teens – soaps, shampoos, tooth brushes, tooth paste, deodorants, body spray, body lotions, face cream

NB:  Nappies:  Baby Girl 7 months plus and Special Needs Boy 4 to 5 years old

We welcome “previously loved” and brand new:

Stationery and school bags

Age appropriate good books, DVD’s

Babies and children’s clothes and toys in good condition (from prem, new born to 19 years, girls, boys, tweens and teenagers)

Good second hand furniture and appliances in working order

Good quality wall paints, cupboard doors, tiles, mirrors etc

1.5      Pro bono Maintenance

Maintenance lists and requirements are available on request.

1.5.1    Gardens

Manure, topsoil, plants, Garden equipment, landscapers, outdoor toys