Acronym: SARCS

Founded: 1995

The South African Red Cross Society (SARCS) is a humanitarian organisation with a mandate to render service to all by addressing the basic needs of people, alleviate human suffering and to foster human dignity, regardless of nationality, race or gender. SARCS operates under the four main programmes namely; Health and Care, Organisational Development, Disaster Management and Preparedness, and the Humanitarian Values, guided by the fundamental principles of Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.


The seven fundamental principles of the SARCS are humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary services and universality.


The main activities and services are:

- People Living with HIV/AIDS;

- HIV Counselling and Testing;

- Orphans and Vulnerable Children;

- Community Home Based Care;

- Youth (Mogalakwena Football for Hope Centre);

- Disaster Management; and

- Training.


Lack of funding remains the biggest challenge for the SARCS.


Challenges / Opportunities

- Volunteer Capacity Building

- Disaster management

- Impact / contribution to society

- Contact information / key contact people (including your website and social media details)


George Mamabolo

Tel: 015 491 3916

Mobile: 071 213 5555 / 072 280 5540



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