Support South African Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This fall, Even Ground is urgently raising funds to support 8 grassroots programs in South Africa that deliver essential services to some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

Join New York Times columnist Nick Kristof virtually on November 10th to discuss African economic development in a post-pandemic world.

This will occur as a teleconference accessible via Zoom on November 10th 6:30-7:15PM EST.

37 days remaining

With nearly three million cases and counting, South Africa has been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This dire situation already compounds the fate of the most vulnerable in the country. 50% of young people live below the poverty line. South Africa has the 6th highest unemployment rate in the world. It ranks 137th out of 139 countries on quality of public education and last in quality of mathematics and science education. South Africa has the highest population of people living with AIDS in the world at 7.1 million.

Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases per million people
Source: European CDC – Situation Update Worldwide

About Even Ground

Even Ground strives to help families and communities break the cycles of poverty and inequality by providing support to community-based programs that offer high-quality education and care to young people in Africa.

Through an investment portfolio approach, we provide financial resources, management services, opportunities for cross project collaboration, assistance with securing additional sources of funding, and pathways for capacity building.

On average, our programs have increased service coverage by over 50% within the first years of working with Even Ground.

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  • Even Ground supports more than 15,000 young people.
  • The programs provide critical social services to disadvantaged communities.
  • 100% of external donations go to programs.
  • Over $300,000 has been distributed from the general fund in the last 5 years.
  • Even Ground has assisted projects in raising over $2 million in the last 5 years.


True North

Kgololo Academy


BRAVE Rock Girl


Holy Cross

Scholarship Fund

There are only 37 days remaining in this fundraiser

Every dollar counts. 100% of external donations go to our programs.

Join us virtually on November 10th for a discussion on economic development in Africa in a post-pandemic world.

Nicholas Kristof
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With a donation of at least $50, you’ll receive an invitation to discuss innovation and international economic development with New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof. This will occur as a teleconference accessible via Zoom on November 10th at 6:30-7:15PM EST.

You qualify for the benefit provided at the amount you donate, as well as those for lower amounts.

Virtual Discussion Tickets

with a donation of at least $50, to be emailed prior to the event

Limited-edition Even Ground Print

with a donation of at least $100, mailed to your door

One Bottle of South African Wine

with a donation of at least $250, mailed to your door

Virtual Discussion with a Program

with a donation of at least $500, involving a program of your choice
Have questions? Email us