GIVE A CHILD A FAMILY AFRICA

Give a Child a Family Africa (GCF) operates from the conviction that children have the right to grow up in a family and this principle is embedded in the GCF Vision.

GCF is a registered Child Protection Organisation promoting the rights and wellbeing of children and families.

Thank you for making a contribution.

You can choose one of the following methods to make your donation.

EFT DETAILS

  • Give a Child a Family Banking Details
  • Account name: Give a Child a Family
    Bank: Nedbank
    Branch: Port Shepstone
    Branch code: 198 765
    Account type: Current/Cheque account
    Account number: 1398 047 244
    Swift code: NEDSZAJJ
    Reference: Donate *YOUR NAME*

 

  • Swedish Banking Details
  • Bankgironr: 5279-9954
    Swish: 123 161 15 57

 

  • Dutch banking details:
  • NL84RABO 0364618051
  • t.n.v. Stichting Vrienden van GCF te Amsterdam.

Our Vision and Mission

The Vision of GCF Africa is:

Children Belong in Secure Families!

 The Mission of GCF Africa is to:

  • PROTECT children by upholding their rights.  
  • PROMOTE family-based care that is responsive and nurturing.  
  • PROVIDE strengthening services that build resilient communities.  
  • PURSUE effective child safeguarding systems in Africa. 

Reach

GCF Programmes have been facilitated and trained in 12 countries across Africa.

For Africans, by Africans.

Mozambique

  • Foster Care
  • Protective Behaviours
  • Justice4Children
  • Organisational Development
  • Residential Care
  • CYCC Audits with recommendations
  • Deinstitutionalisation

Uganda

  • Foster Care

Rwanda

  • Parenting4Life
  • Foster Care
  • Organisational Development

Burundi

  • Parenting4Life

Kenya

  • Foster Care
  • Parenting4Life
  • Advocacy

Central African Republic

  • Justice4Children
  • Protective Behaviours

Ethiopia

  • Foster Care
  • Facilitator Training
  • Justice4Children
  • Protective Behaviours

Namibia

  • Foster Care
  • Deinstitutionalisation

Swaziland

  • Justice4Children
  • Protective Behaviours
  • Organisational Development

Zambia

  • Justice4Children
  • Protective Behaviours

Zimbabwe

  • Safeguarding

South Africa

  • All programmes

What We Do

GCF’s approach is fundamentally developmental and transformative: it offers an integrated suite of developmental social welfare services and support to build the resilience of children, families and communities to mitigate the risks faced by vulnerable children, with the objective of giving them an equal opportunity to enjoy their rights to family care, to survive, be protected and develop to their full potential.

GCF FAMILY SERVICES

CHILDREN’S SERVICES

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

SPECIALISED SERVICES

How to Help

Everyone can do something to make a difference. Choose one of these options.

We need YOU!

Fundraise

Did you know that you could fundraise for us?

Monthly Signup Form

By giving a monthly donation, you are promoting the wellbeing of children and families!

Leave a Legacy

A heartfelt gift in memory of a loved one.

Campaigns

Find a campaign to support or start your own.

GCF Ambassador

Tell the world about us and what we do!

Donate

You can make a difference!

Our Partners and Funders

De Johanna Bode
Fresenius Kabi
Lakarmissionen
evangeliska
Dgmt
NLC
Sackaios
Mergon
Wereldkinderen
GCF
Social Development
Stichting Vrienden Van
Friends from sweden

Our Blog

GCF touring Sweden

GCF touring Sweden

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The Power of Play

The Power of Play

"Mom, Dad … come and look! See what I can do!" Whether we are parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or simply have children around us, we often hear these invitations. Children want to involve us in their world of play and fantasy, but do we truly grasp the incredible...

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Child Safeguarding – Creating Child Safe Environments

Child Safeguarding – Creating Child Safe Environments

Children are vulnerable and must be protected from harm in their daily activities. While most of us recognise the importance of protecting children and express outrage when they are violated, few take concrete actions to prevent it. Unfortunately, children worldwide...

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