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Creating better tomorrows from the ashes of today

Our Acheivements

The Papillon Foundation is an independent, non-profit and non-denominational, a-political Public Benefit Organisation with the following mission:
"Papillon - Creating better tomorrows from the ashes of today"

“We pray that our actions will inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, wherever they may be, as it is up to each of us to bring about better tomorrows.”

Taken from John Quincy Adams (1825-182)

Overview of Donations 2013

Charity division

More than 85000 needy persons assisted.

Distribution of donated goods
(2002 – April 2013)

  • 290 tons of clothing,  blankets, food, furniture, appliances, equipment, toys,  presents, toiletries, soap, 37 500 loaves of bread etc. to N.G.O’s, missions, community projects and needy individual community members.

12 Month Summary

Jan – Dec. 2011

Summary of types of people assisted by Papillon:
The needy, poor, previously disadvantaged, elderly, sick, youth, children, disabled adults, special needs children, orphans, child-headed households, unemployed, low-income earners, part-time workers and local community residents wanting to improve their situations.

How to Donate

Whether you would like to make use of our online payment facility or a direct deposit via electronic banking, you know every donation is well used and much appreciated.

South African Residents please note: All donations made to the Papillon Foundation are exempt from tax.

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Knowledge is Power

We offer subsidised social outreach courses in:

  • English
  • Computer Basics
  • ICDL – International Computer Driving Licence


Study with Us

Subsidised social outreach courses.

Papillon does not discriminate against religion, age, race or gender. Financially each case is reviewed on merit and accommodated accordingly.

Course Costs

It starts with you!

All training courses offered by us are subsidized – our prices are unbeatable & designed to help you change your life!


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Blanket Distribution

2 Jul, 12

...at Meals on Wheels - Johannesburg South

Tea and Cake

4 Jun, 12

At the Emmerentia Eventide Home



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International Donations

International donations can be made via Ammado.
All major credit and debit cards are accepted!