R 13,814,899.79
R 10 000 000.00
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Question. Can we donate in foreign currency?  Yes we accept all major credit cards of most currencies.

Question. Can we do an electronic transfer? Yes we accept all EFT and Swift (International EFT) transactions. Please email for a full set of instructions on how to complete an electronic transfer and have the money registered again your campaign.

Question. How do i add my own event? Send us an email of the event you want to created with, start and finish dates and we will load it in 24 hours generally. 

Question. Can I donate directly to the Mandela Day Library project without an event or Charity Champion?  Yes you can, simply select the Mandela Day library project on the champion page and your donation will go direct to the campaign.

Question. Can I use my last project for a new event? No, we need you to create a new project for each new event with a new target. This will allow your donors to see the new activity and donate again rather than letting them think they have already donated.

Question. Can i get a tax certificate for my Donation in the European Union? Unfortunately not at the present, we are a South African Registered charity and only have tax certificates and code 700 BBBEE status in South Africa currently. We can however give you written confirmation of your donation to the Mandela Day Library project and a certificate certifying your contribution as an individual or company.


These terms and conditions are binding and enforceable against all individuals accessing the Participate for Good website or any part thereof.

Should you not agree to abide by these terms and conditions, you must leave the Participate for Good website immediately, as further use will automatically bind you to them.  (The “Website”) is operated by Participate For Good NPO

1. Allowed use and licence

Participate for Good licenses the User to view, download and print the content of the Website, provided that:

Such content is used for personal, educational, non-commercial purposes and/or commercial purposes linked to the business objectives of Participate for Good only;

Content from the Participate for Good website shall not be used or exploited by Users for any commercial and non-private purposes without the prior written consent of Participate for Good; and

Users may only access and use the Participate for Good website for legal purposes.

If any User uses content on the Participate for Good  website is in breach of the nature and ethos of the best practice web site etiquette then:

Participate for Good reserves the right to claim damages from the User and will have the right to remove all such content without any liability for damages, loss or liability that may result from such removal;

Participate for Good reserves the right to institute criminal proceedings against the User; and

Participate for Good will not be liable for the use of content by the User or any third party who has obtained any content from the User.

2. Fees and charges

Each donation is subject to bank and credit card transactions of approximately 5%, 

3. Misuse of the website

While Participate for Good does not hold itself responsible for the content of the Charity Champion pages, no content deemed to be contrary to public interest will be permitted and any narrative content or photographs meeting this description will be removed without notice and at Participate for Good sole discretion. You will not be entitled to use this site for any other purpose other than to raise funds for the Mandela Day Library campaign of the Mandela Bangle program.

Participate ofr Good reserve the right to refuse to accept any registration or publication of any Charity Champion deemed, at their sole discretion, to be unsuitable or unacceptable for any reason whatsoever. 

4. Unconditional donations

Donations are regarded as unfettered funds and may be used by the beneficiary for any general purpose connected with their charitable activities.

5. Cancellation and refunds 

Should Participate for Good, for whatever reason, decide not to accept a fundraiser’s donation or representation, the donor will be given the opportunity to select a different beneficiary charity or be refunded.

Refunds: No Refund claims are accepted as the donation is taken into account immediately. In exceptional circumstances a refund can be requested and approved at the sole discretion of Participate for Good

6. Privacy

Participate for Good will not disclose your personal information to any party other than the charity. Please maintain the confidentiality of your password and change it if you become aware of any unauthorised access to your site. Should you require any assistance, please contact our help desk on .+27 (0)87 22 46664

7. Links

Any link from or to the Participate for Good website shall not, of itself, imply that the activities or products of the linked website are connected to or endorsed by Participate for Good.

8. Copyright

Copyright subsists in all of the material on this website. All copyright vests with Participate for Good NPO, together with all other items of intellectual property and any other rights in the contents and material contained in this website.

The aforegoing shall include all rights of whatsoever nature in any material prepared by or on behalf of Easygiving (Pty) Ltd, trading as BackaBuddy, in connection with this website.

9. Trademarks

Mandela, Mandela Bangle, Mandela Day, Long Walk to Freedom and Bangle Schools Program names and logo's and all other names, logos and trademarks utilised on our website or in the conduct of our business are protected under trademark registration and any unauthorised use thereof is prohibited.

10. Governing law

These terms and conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.


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