Kids – Cape Town Cycle Tour

Participating Charities

2022 Participating charities

Operation Smile South Africa

Contact: Fiola Lujabe

Every 3 minutes, a child is born somewhere in the world with a cleft lip or cleft palate.  At Operation Smile South Africa, we envision a future where health and dignity are improved through safe surgery.  We dream of a world where no child suffers from a lack of access to safe surgery.  With your help, we can make this dream a reality and give the gift of a smile to more children. Ride for smiles with Operation Smile and receive an exclusive Operation Smile cycle top as part of your entry


Categories: Health.


Contact: Karen Butler

Edunova is a NPC that has been working in the education sector with a range of funding partners since 2004 to focus on the effective use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in schools. We work in schools situated in disadvantaged communities across South Africa.

Edunova works nationally and has bases in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Gauteng and KZN.

Vision – To help create the systems that enable all individuals to become effective learners

Mission – Edunova works with schools and other learning organisations to help them create an Educational environment.

Categories: Education.

Calling Education

Contact: Stephan May

Calling Education is an NGO with a vision of developing the most relevant model of providing high quality education to learners from low income communities for South Africa.

Categories: Education.

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)

Contact: Leillani Geduld

CANSA is a leader in the fight against cancer in South Africa, since 1931, the purpose of the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), is to offer a unique, integrated service to the public and to all people affected by cancer.

CANSA Active promotes regular exercise and physical activity which play a major role in leading a healthy balanced lifestyle – aimed at reducing your cancer risk.CANSA Active serves as reminder to reduce your cancer risk though exercise, physical activity and protection from the sun’s harmful rays.CANSA Active advocates regular exercise and physical activity while being #SunSmart, for all South Africans, from pre-school toddlers to great grandparents; the fitness fanatic; serious athletes; group sport; family sport; social joggers; cyclist; runners; walkers and strollers. The motivation being that every bit of exercise contributes to health.

Categories: Education, Health.

Amy Foundation Trust formerly The Amy Biehl Foundation Trust

Contact: Michelle Bagley

Together Changing Lives

The Amy Foundation, formerly Amy Biehl Foundation, in the Western Cape – South Africa, is a non-profit organisation that offers programmes that develop and empower youngsters, aged 5 – 35 yrs from challenged and vulnerable communities.

Our after school programmes in Gugulethu and Bonteheuwel provide an environment that allows school-going children to overcome shortcomings in their education, by focusing on creativity the Amy Foundation aims to make learning enjoyable while fostering the drive to academic success.

Our Youth Skills Development programme based at our Head office in Sybrand Park, helps young adults prepare for the world of work, employment and entrepreneurship.

Categories: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Kids, Sports.

The Recovery Foundation NPO

Contact: Roberto Ferreira

The Recovery Foundation looks at the external and environmental circumstances that surround drug addiction and chemical dependency, such as trauma, abuse, and unhealthy environments, to better understand why a person engages in regular substance abuse. The Recovery Foundation team emphasises the importance of connection and purpose. The Foundation believes that through creating healthy environments, encouraging strong and meaningful relationships, and fostering an individual’s passion for sports, cultural activities and other healthy outlets, people with substance abuse issues may overcome their circumstances and find a new way to live.

Categories: Social Services.

Laureus Sport For Good Foundation Trust

Contact: Zulfah Gierdien-Abrahams

Laureus Sport For Good Foundation uses the power of sport as a tool for social change.
Laureus funds and supports organisations in South Africa and Globally to spread the message of Sport For Good.

Categories: Sports.

The Children’s Hospital Trust

Contact: Toni Erasmus

The Children’s Hospital Trust is an independent non-profit organization established in 1994 to raise funds to support specific projects and programmes to help advance child healthcare through the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital – the first stand-alone tertiary hospital, exclusively for children, in sub-Saharan Africa. The Trust raises funds for the upgrade and expansion of the Hospital’s buildings, the purchase of state-of-the-art medical equipment, new medical treatment projects and funds the training of medical professionals across Africa – ensuring that the Hospital not only retains its world-class stature, but is able to continue providing life-changing and life-saving care for children.

Categories: Health, Kids.

Cape of Good Hope SPCA

Contact: Natasha

Established in 1872, the Cape of Good Hope SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is the founding society of the SPCA movement in South Africa and is the oldest animal welfare organisation in the country. A registered non-profit organisation (NPO 003-244) and Public Benefit Organisation (PBO 930004317), the society relies on the support of concerned individuals and corporates to continue operating.
We are affiliated to the Royal Society for the Protection of Animals (RSPCA) and are Executive Members of the National Council of SPCAs South Africa (NSPCA), and previously a member of the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) before it’s dissolution.

Categories: Animals.

The Cape Town Child Welfare Society

Contact: Christopher de Beyer

The Cape Town Child Welfare Society (CTCWS), is the 1st and is the oldest Child Protection Agency in South Africa. Established in 1908, CTCWS has been serving the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children and families in Cape Town for an uninterrupted 113 years! CTCWS is a non-profit organisation registered with the Department of Social Development as a Child Protection Agency.

Since 1908, we have helped over a million children emerge from crisis situations ranging from drug/alcohol abuse, poverty, homelessness and crime, to severe neglect and physical and sexual abuse.

Our intake unit responds to children in crisis and is similar to the casualty unit at a hospital which has a highly pressurized working environment. It therefore requires experienced and caring staff complement who are able to think on their feet in crisis situations.

Please learn more about us by visiting our website

Categories: Kids.

In God’s Hands Foundation

Contact: AD Spangenberg

We started the charity in 2012 to support cancer patients.

This year we are riding for Alzheimer’s.

Categories: Health.


Contact: Nicky Webb

ILoveBoobies advocates that a healthy and active lifestyle greatly reduces the lifetime risk of cancer and uses sport as a platform to do so.
We raise funds through events and sales of sports merchandise and with the proceeds provide FREE breast cancer screenings to disadvantaged South African Women. Join the ‘pink train’ and make your race count for more than just yourself.

Categories: Health, Social Services, Sports.

Le Cap Sportif

Contact: Wiroth JB

Created in 2010, Le Cap Sport is a Non Profit Organisation aiming at
– Promoting sport among the French and European Community
– Raising funds for charity sport projects (with Langa based Busy Bees Rugby Club)

Categories: Sports.


Contact: Claudia Waller

Greenpop is an award-winning registered non-profit organisation headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.

We work to restore ecosystems and empower environmental stewards through forest restoration, urban greening, food gardening, and environmental awareness projects across Sub- Saharan Africa. Founded in 2010, we have planted over 150,000 trees and inspired over 132,000 active citizens across South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania.

Categories: Environment.

Cycle of Life Charity Funds

Contact: Rene Lanfear

The Cycle of Life Charity Funds is a registered NPO focused on rhino conservation.

The funds raised go towards anti-poaching efforts by way of dehorning (horns regrow and require trimming every 18 months so this is an ongoing project), installation of surveillance equipment, facilities and amenities for anti-poaching units, food and medical cost for orphaned animals, medical expenses for injured animals, an exclusive facility and trailer which provides transport and medical treatment at the vets clinic as well as community support by way stationery and school bags for learners and running water to the school.

Categories: Animals.

Hout Bay United Football Community (HBUFC) Trust

Contact: Simon Trupp

We believe in a bright future for South Africa. A Rainbow Nation proud and embracing of its cultures & communities. A country richer for its diversity. The historical fishing village of Hout Bay reflects many aspects of South Africa today. There are many socio-economic issues within some of the areas, with high unemployment leading to drugs and crime which is on the increase – contrasting with an increase in wealth in other areas within the valley. Unfortunately due to the economic challenges and geographic separation there are very few opportunities for the communities to mix. This is where HBUFC comes in!

Categories: Education, Kids, Sports.

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