Thanda 12: San Francisco

A team for THANDA

  • $5,069
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$5,069 raised of $5,000

On 10/22/2016 a group of San Francisco friends will be roller blading 12 miles across Golden Gate Bridge to fundraise for THANDA


name dollars donors


Jeff Howard

Thanda Blade: San Francisco Friends

$2,155 32


Jenna Stone

Rollerblading For A Cause

$1,095 14


Caroline Kirkpatrick


$1,066 12


Shannon Riley

Shannon's Thanda 12!

$753 13


Jeff Howard

Jeff's Thanda 12

$0 0

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Only 16% of children in the province of Kwa-Zulu-Natal have access to early childhood education.

Thanda is based in a rural community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. District-wide, the unemployment rate hovers around 76% and three in five households live off of an income of less than R500 ($50 USD) per month. Nearly half of our learners are orphans due to having lost a parent or relative to HIV/AIDS. With a 41% HIV prevalence rate, the province of KwaZulu-Natal ranks as having the third highest HIV rate in South Africa.

We are gathering friends and family to rollerblade, run or walk 12 miles, starting in San Francisco, across the Golden Gate Bridge, to fundraise money for Thanda.

Thanda supports people through all stages of their development by offering Early Childhood Development, After-school Education, and Agriculture Development programmes. Their program aims to develop people into curious, life-long learners and critical thinkers who are proud of whom they are and where they come from. Thanda focuses on building their learners' confidence, knowledge, and skills so that they have the tools necessary to break the cycle of generational poverty.

If you cannot join us, please donate to this amazing cause! The funds you donate will help provide nutritious meals for 500 kids who attend Thanda After-School.

To give you an idea of how far the pound goes, one plate of food costs 0.15p and when you include Thanda cooks time, gas, supplies etc. it costs 0.29p per meal.

  • One child's lunch for the year: $65
  • 500 children's lunch for the year: $32,500

With your help, we can ensure that these kids are healthy, happy and able to learn!

Team Captain

Jeff Howard Jeff Howard