“In Africa, for Africans, by Africans”
We are fully inclusive – race, age, education, resource, leadership / mentorship / volunteers
Heart for Africa is a non profit created to alleviate poverty and unemployment in Africa. We believe job creation to be a sustainable catalyst to lasting economic upliftment and change.
We do this by investing in its unemployed people and empowering them to become entrepreneurs.
Heart for Africa Non Profit is for everyone. It’s our mandate to live a happy & purposeful life by offering a hand up, not a hand out.
Aimed at Empowering Unemployed people of Africa (Often without any other family member or source of income for basic human needs such as food) to become Entrepreneurs and therefore financially independent. The only way to alleviate poverty and unemployment is by creating jobs.
The best way to create jobs is by investing in our micro and small business initiatives by equipping men and women, disabled and elderly with Life Skills, Entrepreneurial Skills and Industry specific Start ups.
We hold hands locally & internationally with government, public & private sectors as well as NPO institutions and individuals. On your heart you will know what you have in your capacity to share.
WHAT WE DO
We believe in a “hand up” not a “hand out”. Our primary function is alleviate poverty by assisting our continents unemployed people in becoming financially independent. We do this by investing in them so that they may start their own micro / small enterprises or become employable. The key is impacting measureable change.
WHY WE DO IT
The recorded unemployment rate in South Africa is over 27% with the realistic overall unrecorded stats close to 40%. Unemployment and poverty lead to high crime rate. If we are going to unite a nation and a continent we must listen to her needs. Africa’s people are hungry and in need however Africa needs to stop begging. We can, and we are, making a change. We cannot ignore that more than 12.5 million people are living in extreme poverty.
WHERE WE DO IT
Our administrative office is based in Cape Town, South Africa, but our hearts are for the entire African continent. The emphasis is on long term – measurable change across the continent
“give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”
WHAT WE NEED:
Mentors, Staff, Lecturers, Skills, Hearts
CSI grants, Resources, Financial Donations, Buildings, Vehicles, Clothing
Unemployed people of Africa with will power and commitment to bettering their own circumstances
Public and Private companies with open vacancies or needs that can be fulfilled by external service provider or supplier
Private investors can contact us about impact investing opportunities