Dare to Dream
January 1, 2000
World AIDS Day
January 1, 2005


Our Beautiful Shell

Since 2003, Zip Zap has offered safe accommodation for Zip Zap participants who are faced with unsafe or challenging family and living situations. The accommodation is shared by participants and interns, as well as guest teachers from abroad, to encourage acceptance of different cultures and learning to live harmoniously with others, as well as to prepare youths for independent living. OBS provides a stepping stone to help participants get back on their feet, and when they are ready to leave the safety of OBS, they do so with independent living skills and resources, the ability to plan for the future and clear goals to work towards. The accommodation of numerous young people requires an abundance of supplies. OBS can always accommodate donations of:

A fridge

Kitchen Stools

Dining Table




2020: Woolworths sale-by-date, Sceniscope, Gilbarco AFS e-fuel, J&D Shipping, Weltwaerts

2019: Woolworths, Kindermissionswerk “Die Sternsinger”, Shoprite Checkers, The Rotary Club of Claremont, Pick’n Pay, Gilbarco AFS e-fuel

2018: Woolworths sale-by-date food, Rotary Club of Claremont, Basil Wallace Maskew Miller Foundation, Checkers, Gilbarco AFS e-fuel, Kindermissionswerk, Benevity

2017: Woolworths - sale-by-date food, Checkers Shoprite, Gilbarco AFS e-fuel, Clive van Eyssen Foundation

2016: Zip Zap USA, Woolworths - sale-by-date food, Old Mutual Foundation, Global Kinetic, Checkers Shoprite, My School My Village My Planet, Clive van Eyssen Foundation, Gilbarco AFS e-fuel, BASA

2015: WoolworthsFood, Gilbraco AFS, Private Individuals

2012: Kindermissionswerk, AFS e-fuel