FAQ

FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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GENERAL QUESTIONS

WHAT IS XENOPHOBIA?

Xenophobia is defined as an unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers, or of that which is foreign or strange. In a South African context, it is a prejudice against people from different countries, specifically other African countries. Prejudice tends to be against a foreign culture rather than a particular race – perpetrators may belong to the same race. Xenophobia often results in violent attacks.

Sadly, South Africa has a long history of xenophobia. The most recent severe attacks took place in 2008 and 2015. The 2008 attacks resulted in 56 deaths, thousands of migrants being displaced and foreign shops being looted. The 2015 attacks resulted in 7 deaths and thousands more displaced foreign nationals.

ARE YOU A REGISTERED CHARITY?

Afrika Awake is a registered section 18A NPO based in South Africa.

ARE DONATIONS TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

Yes. Afrika Awake is a registered PBO organisation and can issue section 18A Tax certificates when requested (within South Africa).

DOES AFRIKA AWAKE MAKE ANY PROFIT?

No, we all do this work pro bono and Afrika Awake makes no profit. Other than monthly and annual bank charges and auditing fees, there are few running expenses.

CAN I DONATE TO A SPECIFIC PROJECT?

Yes, you certainly can! Just click the link next to the project of your choice and it will direct you straight to the payment page. Use the project title as a reference.

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