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The Good Things Guy animal welfare charity list has grown year-on-year, making it one of the most comprehensive lists in South Africa – these are all the organisations we love for 2024!


South Africa (14 January 2024) – Animal welfare organisations make the most difference in South Africa. There are thousands of people working to help millions of animals. Our comprehensive charity list grows and evolves every year as we add more good causes to the list.

The Good Things Guy team has been working on these charity lists since the start of the pandemic in 2020. They were created as tools to help people find help or offer it to causes close to their hearts. Over the years, the demand for these lists has grown and today, we are excited to share our lists for 2024.

Our charity list was usually one long one but we have found, with the help of insightful readers, that one list is too much to work through. This year we are splitting the list into various categories. This list features all the animal welfare organisations we have featured over the years and can vouch for.

We are doing things a little differently this year. We now have nine animal charity lists, one for each province and this one which features South Africa as a whole. Below are all the organisations that work country-wide to make a difference, and below that, you can select which province you need.

If we have missed an organisation or charity, please email and we will add it soonest; kindly supply the relevant links as well as which province they work in, the NPO 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!

These charities include all kinds of animal welfare organisations. We have simplified the search process for you by adding the following codes:

B – Birds, C – Cats, D – Dogs, F – Farm, H – Horses / Donkeys, W – Wildlife, and O – Other.

South Africa

Animal Organisations by Province

Sources: Various (Linked Above) 
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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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