This article featured in Government Computing on 11 January 2018
Rainmaker’s charitable foundation, the Buffalo Foundation, is hosting a day of giving today, April 13, to raise thousands in charitable donations for the KWANO Cycling Academy.
Kwano uses cycling as a catalyst to uplift and transform the lives of disadvantaged children and communities in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Funds raised are being used to buy equipment, improve facilities and pay for after-school teachers, in order to help change children’s lives for the better.
Smarter corporate giving
Rainmaker Solutions funds all of Buffalo Foundation’s operations. That means every single penny donated goes to good causes — no middlemen or NGOs. Donations are 100% accountable — the Buffalo Foundation makes sure their designated charities’ books are sound.
“Last year was the first time we held a day of giving, and we raised £8,000 for children living in an impoverished community in South Africa. Many of the children at KWANO live in poverty, don’t eat well and struggle with school. The risks of being drawn into gangs, violence and drugs are ever present. KWANO gives them a way out and a sense of purpose.”
“We know the power of our Buffalo Foundation community to raise awareness of — and money for — improving lives and building for the future. We hope that they will again respond generously on our 2017 day of giving.”
Jan Joubert, patron of the Buffalo Foundation and Rainmaker CEO, is currently in South Africa to see how funds are being spent and said
How you can help
- New kit for the kids (£50 per child)
- A new bike (£800)
- One month’s salary for a part time educator to help the kids with their schoolwork after riding (£550)
- One month’s salary for their dedicated coach, Sipho Mthembu (£500)
- A dedicated classroom to teach the kids in (£5000)
Please help us continue to support the KWANO kids. Even a penny will help. To make an online donation, visit: Make a difference. Thank you for being part of their lives.
The Buffalo Foundation
To date, the Buffalo Foundation has raised almost £100,000 for projects that support underprivileged children around the world, and ex-service men and women in need in the UK.