Frequently Asked Questions

1. How are you funded?

We are funded by international and local businesses, individuals, friends, schools and visitors who have taken an interest in the work we do or who have been touched by the children they have met. We receive no funding from the government.

2. Are donations tax deductible?

The Kusasa Project is a registered South Africa Public Benefit Organisation. Donations are tax deductible in terms of Section 18A of the Income Tax Act number 58 of 1962. For further information about tax certificates please refer to the donation page on the website.

3. Can we visit The Kusasa Project?

We try to keep disruptions to children’s learning experiences to a minimum. We offer guided visits of the school each Friday during term times, starting at 8h45. If you are interested in meeting our fantastic children & staff, kindly email donate@thekusasaproject.org in advance to let us know you’re coming.

Each year we hold an open day for prospective parents and learners. Kindly contact the school receptionist on 021 876 2536 for more information.

4. Can I volunteer at The Kusasa Project?

We have limited opportunities for volunteer work at The Kusasa Project. Let us know your interests and motivation by sending a mail to donate@thekusasaproject.org.

5. Where can I get an application form for my child to attend The Kusasa Academy and what is the deadline for applications?

Kindly contact the school at academy@thekusasaproject.org for more information, or phone 021 876 2536 during school hours. PLEASE NOTE THAT SPACE IS VERY LIMITED as we are a small school. We only teach learners from Grades 0-4 level.

6. What is the application process?

Step 1: Information meeting
Step 2: Fun day for learners during which your child will be observed
Step 3: Parent interview
Step 4: Testing of learner
Step 5: Feedback about application. This step may happen earlier in the process.

7. Who should I contact if I would like to donate something to The Kusasa Project?

Kindly contact donate@thekusasaproject.org.

100% black beneficiaries | S18A PBO approval with SARS | A proven track record since 2006

South African Charitable Trust (Number: IT53/2007) & PBO Number: 930026072
UMALUSI (the SA Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training) accreditation number: 20 SCH01 00807
UK Registered Charity (Number: 1134655)
Netherlands Charity (Stichting 8511:28:002)
Affiliated with The Columbus Foundation. US Charity (EIN 31-6044264)