Goodlife Foundation

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077 286 0739

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Goodlife Foundation





food, resources, volunteers and contributions of any kind for distribution to
affected beneficiaries and communities.

On Monday afternoon, June 3rd, 2024, a powerful tornado tore through the coastal town of Tongaat in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The destructive storm left a trail of devastation, severely damaging hundreds of homes and public infrastructure, including schools and healthcare facilities.

Tragically, at least five lives were lost, and over 1,000 people were left homeless¹.

In response to this disaster, Goodlife Foundation, a relief charity organization, is working tirelessly to assist the displaced families. They urgently need donations in cash or kind, including food, water, medical supplies, and sanitary pads.

Your support can make a significant difference in helping those affected by this tragedy.
For more information on how to contribute, please email:


Phone: 077 286 0739

Or use the Donate now button for banking details.

Together, we can provide relief and support to those in need during this challenging time.

Thank you

Dear Friends, Supporters, and Champions of Goodlife Foundation,

I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits.

My name  is  Danny Govender, and I have the honour of serving as the  Founding Member and Chairman of  Goodlife  Foundation. For over 45 years, our organisation has been a beacon of hope, compassion and positive change in the lives of countless  individuals and families.

Before the pandemic swept across the globe, we stood united in our mission to alleviate hunger, provide education, and empower communities. Our tireless efforts allowed us  to feed thousands of disadvantaged families, with special focus on school-going children. The smiles on their faces, the gratitude in their eyes—it fuelled our determination to make a difference.

However, as we all know, the world changed dramatically. COVID-19 disrupted lives, economies and the very fabric of our society. Many of our generous sponsors and donors faced unprecedented challenges, leading to closures and financial strain. The lifelines that sustained us suddenly frayed, and we found ourselves at  crossroads.

But here’s the remarkable part: adversity has a way of revealing our true strength. It forces us to  adapt, innovate, and rise above the obstacles.

Today, I  stand  before you with renewed hope and a bold vision. Goodlife Foundation is not merely a memory of better days; it is a phoenix ready to  soar  once more.

Our New Approach: A Symphony of Hearts

 Together with a team of dedicated Fundraising Volunteers, we are  charting a new course—one that combines passion, resilience, and unwavering commitment.

Here’s our symphony of hearts:

  1. Community Engagement:   We will engage with our local communities like never before. From virtual town halls to grassroots initiatives, we will listen, learn, and collaborate. Goodlife Foundation isn’t  just an organisation; it’s a family, and every voice matters.
  2. Digital Transformation:  The digital age is our  ally. We will harness technology to amplify our impact. Online campaigns, social media advocacy, and virtual events will connect us across borders and time zones.
  3. Creative Fundraising:  Let’s think outside the  donation box. Art exhibitions, charity auctions, and innovative partnerships—these are the brushstrokes that will paint a brighter future for all.
  4. Empowering Volunteers:  Our  volunteers are the heartbeat of Goodlife Foundation. We will equip them with knowledge, skills, and a sense of purpose.
  5. Collaboration:  We will reach  out to other nonprofits, businesses, and influencers. Collaboration isn’t weakness; it’s strength multiplied.

Your Role: Be the Spark

 Dear friends, you are the spark that ignites change. Whether you’ve been with us  for decades or are joining our journey now, your support matters.

Here’s how  you can help :

  1. Spread the Word:  Share our  mission far and wide. Let your  networks know that Goodlife  Foundation is back, stronger than ever.
  2. Donate:  Every contribution counts. Whether it’s a small monthly pledge or a one- time gift, your generosity fuels our programs.
  3. Volunteer: Time is a precious gift. If you have skills to share or hours to spare, join our volunteer family.
  4. Believe:  Believe in the resilience of humanity. Believe that together, we can create a world where no child goes to bed hungry.

In closing, I invite you  to be part of this remarkable chapter. Visit our revamped website, connect with us  on social media, and lets weave a tapestry of hope.

Goodlife Foundation isn’t just an organisation: it’s a movement—a symphony of hearts playing in harmony.

Thank you for believing in us. Together, we’ll turn the  page and write  a story of resilience, compassion, and triumph.

With gratitude and determination

Danny Govender

The  Following Projects in order of priority are earmarked for this  year.

  1. Skills Development Workshops:  We are planning to offer workshops on various trades and skills to empower individuals to find employment or start their own business.
  2.  Health and Nutrition Education: We want to implement programs to educate the community on healthy eating habits and basic health care to improve their  overall wellbeing.
  3.  Community food Gardens: We want to establish food garden that can provide fresh produce to the community  and also serve as an educational tool for sustainable living.
  4.  After School Programs for Children: We want to  create safe spaces for children to learn and play after school to help keep them off the streets and provide  additional educational support.
  5.  Literacy Programs: We want to promote literacy among both children and adults and open up new  opportunities for education and employment.
  6. Environmental Awareness Campaign: Educating the community about environmental conservation and organising clean-up drives will enhance the  quality of life in the arear.
  7. Support for the Elderly: Setting up programs to assist the elderly with daily tasks and provide social interaction which will  greatly improve their quality of life.
  8. Art and  Culture Initiatives: Encourage participation in the arts will foster  a sense of community and provide a creative outlet for expression.
  9. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehabilitation: Offer support and rehabilitation services for those struggling with substance abuse and help them reintegrate into society.
  10.  Housing/Shelter Projects: Work on providing temporary or permanent housing solutions for the homeless will offer stability and security.

We hope to get these  projects one by one off the ground as soon as we have  the Debit Order facility, as funds are of paramount importance for all the above to take effect.

We plan to become more financially stable and continue using  ABSA as GLF’s bank.




Nutrition and Feeding

GLF attempts to provide nutritional meals to as many disadvantaged beneficiaries as possible in the Durban and Greater area. We accept all food donations that can assist our beneficiaries.


Positive Lifestyle Awareness

GLF aims to create positive change by engaging our young beneficiaries in Positive Lifestyle Awareness talks and activities through our volunteer wellness experts.


What People Say About GLF

Good Life Foundation positions itself as a Relief organisation that accepts food, resources, volunteers and contributions of any kind for distribution to affected beneficiaries and communities.

GLF was established to assist and empower underprivileged and disadvantaged communities, especially focussing on children. Since its inception, GLF has enjoyed both visionary leadership and unwavering support from a few dedicated and caring philanthropists. Ultimately the beneficiaries of the organisation are those who have been marginalised, disadvantaged and poor. Children are forefront in our thoughts, we therefore provide nutritious meals to as many disadvantaged children at schools on a daily basis.
GLF is a brand that promotes healthy lifestyle choices targeting youth.
Aside from attending to the nutritional needs of children GLF is a support organisation assisting youth on making healthy lifestyle choices.
GLF as a brand seeks to establish healthier and more positive lifestyle role models for children and build a culture of Health encompassing both nutritional and sexual health amongst children and teens.
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