StreetSmart South Africa has been in operation since June
2005 under the founding patronage of Emeritus Archbishop
Desmond Tutu. The funds raised go to selected and approved
organisations that run programmes for the normalisation of
street and vulnerable children's lives. The restaurants in each
town raise funds for their own community street children
StreetSmart Cape Town has selected the following beneficiaries
for 2017: Cape Town Multi Service Centre, Home from Home,
Learn to Live (Masiphumulele, Ocean View and Westlake), Ons
Plek, TLC Outreach Projects and School of Hope.
The selected beneficiary for StreetSmart Franschhoek is
The Kusasa Project; for StreetSmart Stellenbosch is Home
from Home (Cloetesville and Kayamandi); for StreetSmart
Swellendam, the Swellendam Beursfonds; for StreetSmart
Johannesburg, the Kids Haven Project; for StreetSmart Pretoria
is PEN-Streetwise; for StreetSmart Plettenberg Bay is Masizame
and for StreetSmart Knysna, Sinethemba.
StreetSmart gives diners the opportunity to give responsibly.
The beauty of StreetSmart is its simplicity. In a StreetSmart
restaurant a small, elegant card on the table informs patrons that
a voluntary R5 will be automatically added to the table's bill.
If diners would like to add more - or none at all, they just need
to inform their waiter.
Every cent of the funds raised through restaurants goes to the
beneficiaries. All of the operational cost of StreetSmart are