Streetsmart South Africa raises funds for street children projects through participating restaurants
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 programmes.
StreetSmart Cape Town has selected the following beneficiaries for 2016, Cape Town Multi Service Centre, Home from Home (Vrygrond and Ocean View), Learn to Live, Ons Plek, TLC Outreach Projects and Zip Zap Circus.
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, for StreetSmart Helderberg, the Thembalitsha Educare Grabouw and for StreetSmart Knysna, Sinethemba.