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Donations can be made in US-Dollars via international bank transfer to:

  • Account Number: 33-115903
  • Account Name: Uthando Africa
  • Swift Code: KFISZWHA
  • Branch Code: 12324 (Bulawayo)
  • Bank:Kingdom Bank, 53 Samora Machel Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Intermediary Bank: Standard Chartered Bank, 1 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10010-3603 USA
  • Intermediary Swift Code: SCBLUS33

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Wire Transfers

Donations can be made in US-Dollars via international bank transfer to:

  • Account Number: 33-115903
  • Account Name: Uthando Africa
  • Swift Code: KFISZWHA
  • Branch Code: 12324 (Bulawayo)
  • Bank:Kingdom Bank, 53 Samora Machel Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Intermediary Bank: Standard Chartered Bank, 1 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10010-3603 USA
  • Intermediary Swift Code: SCBLUS33

Like all of the Foundation’s Income-Generation Projects, the Thandanani Sewing Project is based on a micro-finance model, where the initial investment is paid back as part of the business plan and then used to either expand the current project or alternatively pass the capital onto another group or community to start a new project, on a revolving funding basis.

The Thandanani Sewing Project is a group of ten women, aged 22-61, that came together in Dete in 2009. They owned three sewing machines between them, but they had no funds to buy material to get started.

Four members of the group are widowed, three are married, and three are single mothers. Due to economic hardship all group members are struggling to earn a living hence the eagerness to grab the opportunity to sew to earn a living. They received funds in August 2012 through the Foundation, and in September 2012 they made their first sales. The group is disciplined and dedicated, and by bringing together their skills and resources, they have been able to better their economic circumstances.