Get Involved

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”
― Nelson Mandela

Whether you wish to assist with your time, resources or donate towards a specific project, there are many ways in which you can contribute and make a difference.

We have listed a number of options below, but if there is anything you wish to discuss, please get in touch with us via our contact page.


to Permaculture Explorers


Our current fundraising initiative is aimed at supporting Permaculture Explorers:  Above the Line;  teaching women how to grow fresh, healthy food in harmony with nature, and to generate additional income for their families to raise them above the extreme poverty line.

To make a monthly donation in dollars, please click on the Paypal DONATE button below and tick the “Make this a monthly donation” box.  To make a monthly donation in South African Rands, please click on the “Donate in Rands Button” below and tick the box reading “Recurring donation”.

Thank you!

Apparel for a great cause!

Purchase one of our beautiful t-shirts, hoodies or long sleeve t-shirts to support our fundraising initiatives here


We are seeking funds to run the 1 year Permaculture Explorers program. If you or your company would like to contribute please contact us : info(AT)


to the Women’s Education Fund here


You are welcome to donate any amount you wish towards our Women’s Education Fund, simply click the link below and you will be directed to pay via Payfast or Paypal.

More ways

to get involved


There are a number of other ways to get involved and make a difference, here are a few more

Purchase a Sculpture

Purchase a netsuke or sculpture from our online shop:

Be a Mentor

if you would like to offer your mentorship services in enterprise, leadership, conservation, green solutions or any other field, please contact us – we’d love to talk to you!

Buy Apparel

Our fabulous, edgy Permaculture Explorers t-shirts are made from 100% cotton with an eye-catching design that makes you stand tall and feel strong!


Your questions answered

I am in South Africa and would like to donate books – where do I send them to?
Zingela Ulwazi, Postnet Suite #38, Private Bag 3008, Hoedspruit, 1380
I am outside of South Africa and want to send books – how shall I do this?

Due to the extortionate DUTY charges levied on Not for Profit Organisations in South Africa, PLEASE DO NOT MAIL  any books to us, or we will be liable for crippling charges at the post office. OUCH! Rather email us, and we will make another arrangement.

I want to send a book that is not on the wishlist, but I KNOW it will be well received. Is this ok?
Absolutely! If you want to buy it online, please do so via to avoid those pesky duty charges.
I don’t have time to go through the wishlist or sort through my books – can I send you money and you do the work for me?
With pleasure. Please donate money above and let us know of any special requests that might apply to your donation.
I want to help! What can I do?
We welcome donations and collaborative fund-raisers. Please have a look at the options above or get in touch with us to find out more.
I have SKILLS that could contribute to Zingela Ulwazi! Who should I talk to?
Please contact Stella Horgan: stella(AT)
I am also working to improve South Africa’s libraries and access to information – can we talk?
YES PLEASE, fellow traveller! Let’s talk. Please contact Stella: stella(AT)
Is my donation tax deductable?
Yes it is in South Africa – you will receive a Section 18A invoice. Please email us if you’d like a receipt for your donation: info(AT)

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