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Organisations are doing everything to raise awareness for diseases and disabilities in South Africa; these are the groups to support in 2024.


South Africa (24 January 2024) – Diseases, disabilities and illness affect so many South Africans. Most have a group of dedicated supporters who fight to raise awareness and support people with illness. There are also major organisations advocating to collect blood and sign up organ donors and stem-cell donors. All of these healthcare organisations are making an impact on the South African healthcare system.

We have listed all the incredible groups we have worked with over the years on this helpful charity list.

If we have missed an organisation or charity, please email tyler@goodthingsguy.com, and we will add it soonest; kindly supply the relevant links as well as which province they work in, the NPO/NGO/NPC registration details and a brief description of what the organisation does.

Please note that this is a working list, so keep sending through your charities, and we will keep adding them! If you are looking for mental health organisations, we have a separate list here.

South Africa


  • hearX Foundation (Working in Pretoria) – Website
  • Kungwini Welfare Organisation (Working in Pretoria) – Website / Facebook
  • Little Eden Society (Working in Edenvale) – Website / Facebook
  • Rainbows and Smiles (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Tiny The Mighty (Working in Fourways) – Facebook
  • Woodside Sanctuary (Working in Auckland Park) – Website / Facebook

Free State

  • Association of & for Persons with Disabilities – Website
  • Sunflower Children’s Hospice (Working in Bloemfontein) – Facebook


  • The Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust (Working in Hillcrest) – Website / Facebook
  • KwaZulu-Natal Blind and Deaf Society ( Working in KZN) – Website / Facebook


Western Cape

  • Grandmothers Against Poverty and AIDS (Workings in Khayelitsha) – Website / Facebook
  • Helderberg Stroke Support Group (Working in Somerset West) – Website / Facebook
  • Heroes of Groote Schuur (Working in Cape Town) – Facebook
  • The Chaeli Campaign (Working in Plumstead) – Website / Facebook
  • The Rachel Swart Fund (Working in Mowbray) – Website / Facebook
  • Vasco Special Needs Centre (Working in Cape Town) – Website / Facebook
  • Western Cape Association for Persons with Disabilities (Working in the Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • Western Cape Blood Service (Working in Western Cape) – Website / Facebook

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Tyler Leigh Vivier is a writer for Good Things Guy.

Her passion is to spread good news across South Africa with a big focus on environmental issues, animal welfare and social upliftment. Outside of Good Things Guy, she is an avid reader and lover of tea.

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