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Fundraise for Roots & Shoots

Make a real difference and become a Jane Goodall's Roots&Shoots Hero

Jane Goodall's Roots&Shoots South Africa is a programme of the Jane Goodall Institute SA, a registered nonprofit. 

Many of our programme participants are in vulnerable communities, and they and their families are experiencing extreme hardships during the current economic situation during the COVID19 lockdown. School feeding schemes that are an essential part of nutrition are not operational due to the suspension of schools, and many family members are not able to get an income at the moment. Our food gardens that provide assistance to these families are not accessible during this time to our beneficiaries, and we are not able to meet up with our groups on a regular basis.

We would like to be able to provide assistance to these families, including their pets, and any donation will be greatly appreciated.

Our team is focusing on 5 main communities.

You can also help by starting your own online fundraising project today to help us. 

It’s free, quick and easy to start. Through our fundraising platform, GivenGain, you are able to set up your individual fundraising project in our benefit. Raise any amount and do anything!

What can you do? Here are some ideas:

  • Run a half marathon at home during lockdown
  • Cycle a race at home during lockdown
  • Pledge your birthday
  • Grow a beard
  • Do anything - the sky’s the limit!

How to get started:

Click on the “Start fundraising” button.
When done setting up your project, share your project page link with your friends, family and colleagues, and encourage them to support your project by making a donation.

disaster relief, givingback, covid19, hungerrelief


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    Angel van Lawick

    R12,608 raised

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    Resego Gaetsaloe

    R3,500 raised

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    Rita Groenewald

    R200 raised

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    Lenka Mantso

    R150 raised

6 Fundraiser projects


  1. Jason

    9 August

  2. Jason

    9 July

  3. Jason

    9 June

26 Donations

Fundraiser projects

6 Fundraiser projects

I am raising funds for The Good Deeds Foundation

By Angel van Lawick

Hi! We need your help. Roots&Shoots Cape Town is raising money for The Good Deeds Found...

27.0833333333333% Completed
R3,250 raised
R12,000 Target

I am raising funds for The Jane Goodall Institute South Africa

By Angel van Lawick

Thank you to everyone who donated towards Pastor Marsellus and Mrs Dyers soup kitchen. We success...

4.14666666666667% Completed
R622 raised
R15,000 Target

I am raising funds for The Jane Goodall Institute South Africa, Cape Town

By Resego Gaetsaloe

Jane Goodall’s Roots&Shoots Cape Town is raising money to assist Pastor Marsellus and M...

70% Completed
R3,500 raised
R5,000 Target

I am raising funds for The Jane Goodall Institute South Africa

By Angel van Lawick

Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots Cape Town is raising funds to assist Pastor Marsellus and Mrs Shera...

100% Completed
R8,736 raised
R5,000 Target