Donations from individuals

Thank you so much for your interest in IkamvaYouth!

100% of your donation will be used to enable a child fulfil his or her potential.  IkamvaYouth offers high impact at a very low cost per learner. This is achieved through leveraging volunteerism and strategic partnerships. With public libraries, tertiary institutions and community centres providing free access to venues and infrastructure, and volunteers responsible for all programme delivery at our branches, the overall expenditure per IkamvaYouth learner per year between 2004 and 2014 was in the region of R5,000. 

If you would like to donate, you can do one of the following:

★        Send a bank transfer to:

First National Bank (FNB)

Branch code: 250655 (Gardens)

Acc No: 62358572686

Acc name: Ikamva Lisezandleni Zethu

Swift code: FIRNZAJJ

We welcome both once-off deposits and monthly debit orders. Please include your full name as a reference and send us an email at so that we can acknowledge receipt and thank you for your donation.

★        Donate via Given Gain:

★        Email Alex at for more information.

Tax benefits

All donations to IkamvaYouth are exempt from donations tax and qualify the donor for deductions from taxable income in accordance with the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962.

If you give more than R100 per annum, you will receive a Section 18A tax certificate enabling you to claim a deduction from personal or corporate taxable income. Tax certificates will be issued in March/April each year unless requested earlier.

Donor deductibility applies to cash donations, bequests and donations of goods or services.

When you submit the receipt with your annual income tax return, you can get up to a maximum deduction of 10% of your annual taxable income or R1000 (whichever is greater). To read more about PBO and Section 18A criteria, go to the SARS website.

IkamvaYouth’s beneficiaries

100% of IkamvaYouth’s beneficiaries are black as per the Codes of Good Practice. More than 80% of the IkamvaYouth learners are South African citizens from previously disadvantaged backgrounds and described as black as provided in the definition of the BEE Codes.