#NPO / Volunteer

Get Involved In The Community

Dedicated to making a difference in the community we would like to encourage you to get involved with the NPO and Volunteer programmes of your choice.

This section showcases the various volunteer programmes and Non-Profit Organizations you can get involved with as well as other local good causes and fundraising initiatives in the Upper Highway area.

Baby Hope House

Baby Hope House

Baby Hope House Caring for abandoned babies the Baby Hope House is a place of safety for vulnerable children. It seeks to recognise and, provide for each child, their specific needs. The Babies are nurtured with, empathy, compassion & unconditional love.  Baby...

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Nicky’s Little Claw Rescue

Nicky’s Little Claw Rescue

Giving little claws a hope  Nicky Kumm is a local legend who has an undying passion for cats.  What started out as a small project quickly grew into a full-time job, and one that is not easy at all but Nicky followed her calling and continues to save many lives....

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Siyajabula Centre

Siyajabula Centre

A safe place for orphans  Siyajabula Centre Siyajabula Centre, an orphanage that is full of love and joy, first started in 1998 in the Madimeni Area in Molweni. Eunice Mweli, lovingly known as “Ma Eunice” by the 46 residents of Siyajabula Centre, is a qualified...

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Feed the Cliffdale School Kids

Feed the Cliffdale School Kids

Umthombomuhle School ⚠️ URGENT COMMUNITY APPEAL ⚠️ These are some of the wonderful children of Umthombomuhle School and they need your help  🏤 This is a local rural school in Cliffdale, with around 800 students from Gr R to Gr 9. 🍎 The school feeds the kids at least 1...

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The Ultimate Gift

The Ultimate Gift

The Ultimate Gift For some, the Ultimate Gift may be a new TV or a fancy new car or a holiday at the beach. For others the Ultimate Gift is something most take for granted; food, electricity or clothes. Welcome to The Ultimate Gift, a special online group to assist...

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Annual Waterfall Run

Annual Waterfall Run

Waterfall Run The innovative Waterfall Run is an annual community event in aid of the Inanda Qadi Athletics Club, hosted by Just Sports, a unique platform directed at the Youth across the various races and demographics, in order to promote sports and athletics within...

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Careways KZN

Careways KZN

"Intellectually impaired people are one of the most oppressed minorities in all places" Careways KZN  CAREWAYS, like its name suggests, is a special NPO that reaches out to the Intellectually Impaired Adult. The goals are to: •Provide daycare centres where those...

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Mazarat Animal Rescue

Mazarat Animal Rescue

 Mazarat Animal Rescue is a registered NPO & PBO based in Waterfall KZN. A pro-quality of life safe haven for rescue animals, that endeavours to rescue, rehabilitate, sterilize and rehome rescued, abandoned and surrendered dogs and cats. All rehoming is done after...

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Coastal Horse Care Unit

Coastal Horse Care Unit

Welcome to CHCHU The Coastal Horse Care Unit (CHCU) is a Section 21 company, independently directed and operated from any existing establishments. We are a new unit with a recently established Board of Directors. CHCU is committed to the welfare of all horses and...

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KZN Valley Dogs

KZN Valley Dogs

KZN Valley Dogs was started in May 2015 by Anthony Asher-wood, and his Fiance Danielle, a local who grew up in Hillcrest, they were soon joined by Carolyn Pierrott and the trio now make up the founding members. The Organization is now a well-loved Non-Profit that has...

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Upper Highway Baby Home

Upper Highway Baby Home

ABANDONING of babies a rising issue Upper Highway Baby Home The Hillcrest Fever recently covered a very serious and growing epidemic in our country.  CASES of child abandonment in South Africa are on a dramatic rise and according to reports, there are around 3 500...

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APH Rescue & Re-home

APH Rescue & Re-home

Through Passion for Hedgehogs, a rescue centre is born 23-year-old Veronica Strydom is striving to make a difference in the lives of an often misunderstood creature; The African Pygmy Hedgehog. In this article, Veronica tells us more about these special creatures and...

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Monteseel Conservancy

Monteseel Conservancy

Monteseel - A slice of Heaven Monteseel, an area in the Valley of 1000 Hills, between Drummond and Inchanga, on top of the ‘Inchanga Hill’ overlooking the Comrades Marathon halfway point.  Monteseel is the oldest and most popular climbing destination in KwaZulu-Natal,...

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Focus on iThemba

Focus on iThemba

Focus on iThemba The 41-acre iThemba campus based in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa is ideally situated for working with previously disadvantaged children in the Valley of 1000 Hills and surrounds. The core pillars which steer the NPO are iThemba Community,...

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African Conservation Trust

African Conservation Trust

African Conservation Trust The African Conservation Trust (ACT) is an 18-year-old, KZN-based conservation charity Trust with a historical footprint of working throughout southern Africa. The ACT is one of the new breeds of conservation and environment NGOs beginning...

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They won’t know Christmas

They won’t know Christmas

Without you, they won't know Christmas! Christmas, the time of year when families and friends get together to share gifts, food and time with each other. However not everyone is able to share in these festivities, in fact, many families and children never get to...

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Woza Moya EmboCraft Store

Woza Moya EmboCraft Store

Woza Moya (Come Spirit of Change in IsiZulu language) is the economic empowerment project of Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust. Woza Moya’s mission is to unearth creativity that creates economic empowerment through traditional quality local crafts made by people in need....

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