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Starfish empowers Community-based Organisations (CBO) invested in improving the life outcomes of children orphaned or vulnerable in South Africa.  By funding and training these grass-roots organisations we are ensuring a measurable improvement in the lives of over 12 000 children annually through partnerships with 28 CBOs.






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Recent Projects

Thandanani Children's Foundation



The Thandanani Children’s Foundation offers community based care and support for orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty in the Msunduzi district of KwaZulu-Na...more

Keiskamma Trust

Keiskamma Trust

Keiskamma exists to foster hope and health as well as pride and respect amongst a community that has been deeply affected by the AIDS pandemic. The programme covers an expansive ru...more


Sethani Project


Sethani is a community-based project that provides vital support and gives hope to the escalating number of children who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by the HIV/AIDS pan...more




The Zisize Educational Trust works in the northernmost tip of KwaZulu Natal where the population is 120,000 and around 57% are under the age of 19. In KwaZulu Natal an estimated ...more




Nokuphila exemplifies the spirit of giving back and endeavours to ensure the sustainability of the project through diverse initiatives from its bakery to the flourishing food garden..more