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Woza Moya: A special place in our hearts

Nestled in the remote Ufafa Valley of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Woza Moya brings hope to an area devastated by HIV/Aids. In 2010, we enthusiastically became their US fiscal sponsor. TJ Watkin’s site visit earlier this year represented our first meeting since … Continue reading

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East Coast meets South Coast: Global friendships span the test of time

Friend and colleague Heeten Kalan visited San Francisco for a long overdue visit. Inevitably, as we caught-up on our latest projects in South Africa and news about friends and family, we began to reminisce about our past. Heeten recalled how … Continue reading

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TJ Watkins visits South Africa

TJ Watkins recently travelled to his home country, conducting site visits with organizations supported by South Coast Foundation. Meeting with old friends and new, his trip was an inspiring journey that reignited an appreciation for the dedication of those who … Continue reading

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A gift from the heart

An unexpected letter arrived today and in it, a card with a note and several checks. There was somewhat of an apology for the amount, but to me, it didn’t matter. The timing of its arrival was the real gift. … Continue reading

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Elton John and Annie Lenox visit Vrygrond

The Centre is a joint venture between the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Annie Lennoxs SING Campaign, and the Vrygrond Community Development Trust. It will provide vital services for adults and children in the Vrygrond community, up to 13% of whom … Continue reading

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Give, Share, Educate

Welcome to our first blog post. South Coast Foundation is a private family foundation that operates a grantmaking program in South Africa. With an underlying commitment to poverty reduction and HIV/AIDS eradication, our mission is to support orphans and vulnerable … Continue reading

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