Uthando (Love) South Africa

Uthando (meaning love in Xhosa) is a unique non-profit and Fair Trade in Tourism accredited organization which aims to raise funds for life changing community development projects in South Africa.

Despite its breath-taking natural beauty and diverse cultures, South Africa has many acute social challenges – millions of its citizens live in extreme poverty and face daily struggles to survive, let alone flourish. Motivated by love, compassion and respect for our common humanity, Uthando seeks to form part of the solution to meet these challenges.

As an award winning model of Responsible Tourism and Travelling Philanthropy, Uthando is drawing on an extensive network of cherished partnerships in tourism and community development, with the ultimate goal of linking these two sectors in a myriad of innovative, sincere and meaningful ways.

Through our deeply respectful and culturally-sensitively Philanthropic Tours and experiences, Uthando celebrates our Proudly South African culture, while shining a light on the many deserving but hitherto unsung community heroes whose efforts so often go unrecognized and unrewarded.

Through a powerful combination of love and action, Uthando works to make South Africa, and the world, a better place.


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Uthando hits 300 reviews on Trip Advisor !

A very big thank you to the clients who went to the effort of reviewing the...

Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium Roethenbach in Bavaria HUGE success towards helping Masibulele Educare

Class 10a from Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium Roethenbach in Bavaria, Germany, raised 1100€ (R18 079.71) to help at #LetsBuildMasibulele....

University of Washington Group

Uthando hosted a group of study abroad students from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA led...

Our Campaigns
Cycling 109km for the children at Home from Home

James Fernie of Uthando will once again be cycling the 109km Cape Town Cycle Tour on the 10th of March 2019 to raise funds

Ulwazi Educare Centre

Ulwazi Educare Centre is a registered as a Nonprofit Organization focusing on Early Childhood Development

Masibulele Educare Centre Construction

Many thousands of children in Cape Town between the ages 0 and 7 years of age do not attend any form of daycare or pre-school.

Sponsor a Table Tennis Table

Uthando is incredibly excited to help transform communities through sport. These cement tables are a first in South Africa.

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