ABOUT GOEDGEDACHT TRUST
Managed by a board of trustees, the Goedgedacht Trust was established in 1993 to contribute to the transformation of disadvantaged rural communities in the West Coast region of the Western Cape. To meet the challenges faced by rural communities, the Trust developed and implemented a creative and sustainable flagship, Path Onto Prosperity (POP) Program, catering to the needs of children at different stages of their lives, starting with the first 1 000 days until adulthood.
OUR COVID-19 SUPPORT RESPONSE
In response to the devastating impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on rural communities in particular, we implemented a Seven Step Support Strategy to provide relief to the most vulnerable in our communities.
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since April 2020
packets of vegetable
daily at POP centres
patients to date
volunteers working at our POP centres
20 248 km
travelled by support staff to deliver food
hours spent preparing meals
"Amid all the current challenges we are facing as a community, we aim
to remain a beacon of hope, trusting that there is life after the coronavirus.
Many thanks to all our donors and funders for their support in making
all that we aspire to do, become a reality.”
- Deon Snyman, Managing Director at
GOEDGEDACHT ONLINE BENEFIT AUCTION 2020
For the first time ever the Goedgedacht Trust is hosting an exciting online benefit auction in aid of its COVID-19 Support Strategies.
Online bidding started on 1 October 2020, with jewellery, fine art, wine, leather products, antiques, collectibles, furniture and extraordinary leisure travel & family experiences going under the hammer. At 5pm on the last day of October, the Trust will conclude the online auction and declare the bidder with the highest bid the winner of that item.
Click the button below to see all the exciting items on auction and to register to take part:
Path Onto Prosperity
Care for the Planet
Sponsor a Rural Child
Long Term Sustainability of the Goedgedacht Trust’s Projects
From its conception, the Goedgedacht Trust trustees strategy has been for the long-term sustainability of its work. At present we are still dependent on donors and friends from overseas and from South Africa; however we are working towards becoming sustainable through the following existing income streams: