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$45 - Feed a family of four for a month

how do i donate?

With a few clicks here, you can make a tax-deductible donation to Ubuntu Global Connections. We will put your money where it is needed most or you can make a request to have your donation go to any of the South African organizations we support. It’s safe and secure and administrative costs are very low, meaning that 98% of your donation goes directly to helping South Africans in need. Remember that the American dollar goes far in South Africa!

Contact Amy at if you would prefer to send a check for any reason, including eliminating credit card fees, or if you would like to donate stocks or securities.

How have past donations been used?

Shoes, school uniforms

Personal keepsake boxes
Birthday presents

Basic medial supplies
COVID relief meals for children

Housing for staff
Mattresses and bedding for rural homestay initiative
Supplies for some basic maintenance of the home
Renovation of community center

Books, activities and games
Organizational items for the play space
Craft supplies and activities

Teachers' salaries

Trailers for transporting recycling & refuse

A play structure
Soccer lessons and equipment
Cleats and uniforms for a fledgling touch rugby program

Supplies for rural elementary school
Educational supplies for teachers
School fees
Tutoring services

Special meals and outings

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Is Ubuntu Global Connections a tax-exempt organization?

Ubuntu Global Connections is a nonprofit organization and has tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the tax code. We are committed to operating Ubuntu Global Connections with integrity and transparency and in full compliance with the US laws governing nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations. If you have any questions, comments, concerns or suggestions about any aspect of our operations, please contact Amy Gleason at

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