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Donate today or set up a regular gift for tomorrow and help to make a real difference to the lives and futures of thousands of disadvantaged school children.

Donating from outside the UK or in another currency?

We are not a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit organisation, however US citizens can still make one-off or recurring tax-deductible dollar donations to us by credit/debit card or PayPal through our partners GlobalGiving.


Kenyan citizens can make one-off donations via M-Pesa through our partners GlobalGiving and M-Changa. To donate, please use the details below:

One-off or recurring donations can be made in a range of currencies (including Euros, Australian Dollars & Hong Kong Dollars) via our partners JustGiving.


Other ways to donate

Donate by cheque or charity account/voucher

For donations by cheque or charity cheque (including via CAF or Charities Trust) please make your cheque payable to ‘African Promise’ and send to 97a Stormont Road, London, SW11 5EJ. Kindly do not send cash.

Donate by bank transfer

For donations by bank transfer please get in touch with us and we will provide you with our account details, including our IBAN for international payments. Kindly assign a reference to your transfer so that we can identify the origin of the payment.

Donation and Gift Aid Form

If you are making a donation by cheque or bank transfer please complete our online donation form so that we have an address where we can write to thank you for your donation and have the necessary details so that we can claim Gift Aid on your donation. This is worth an extra 25% on eligible donations.


Donate directly from your salary

You can give to us as you earn by donating straight from your salary if your employer runs a Payroll Giving scheme. Because donations are taken from your pay before tax is deducted, it ‘costs’ you just 80p for every £1 donated if you are a basic rate taxpayer (60p for higher rate taxpayers). If your employer does not have a Payroll Giving scheme they can register with an agency such as CAF Donate.

Donate by direct debit

By giving regularly you can make a huge difference even with just a few pounds per month, helping to give us a regular and sustainable stream of income so we can commit to doing even more to support our partner schools and others in the region.


Frequently asked questions

We will direct your donation to wherever the funds are needed most. Whatever size your gift we can assure you that it will be spent effectively and prudently. Currently, we spend about 90p in every £1 on charitable activities including direct programme/project expenditure and support costs. The remaining 10p is spent on fundraising activities to help us raise more funds and on administration to ensure that the charity is effectively governed. In 2018/19 we raised £16 for every £1 spent on fundraising activities.


None of our partners deduct any platform fees from donations however GlobalGiving and JustGiving give the option for donors to add a voluntary contribution to their donation towards the cost of maintaining and running their platforms.

Each platform will deduct a small payment processing fee from your donation as follows:

CAF Donate – 2-3% depending on the payment method you use plus a one-off flat fee of £1 for each new direct debit arrangement;

GlobalGiving – 3% on all donations;

JustGiving – 1.9% +20p (2.9% for foreign currency donations) plus 5% from any Gift Aid.

Our Ethical Donations & Fundraising Policy outlines how we will endeavour to behave in a lawful and ethical manner in respect of our fundraising activities and sets out the circumstances in which we may decide to refuse or return a donation.

As members of the Fundraising Regulator, we are committed to upholding their Code of Fundraising Practice and Fundraising Promise which outline the standards expected of fundraising organisations in the UK. We also comply with Charity Commission guidance and UK law in respect of our fundraising activities.

If you have any concerns or complaints about our fundraising activities please refer to our Complaints Policy.