• Office Address: Office 9/10 Botano Centre, Cnr. Lenchen North & Embankment Rd, Centurion, 0157
  • +27 (0)12 663 8181

ABOUT US

The last Friday in May is always International Tekkie Tax Day. The day when South Africa stands together to show where their hearts lie.

Tekkie Tax is a project OWNED by welfare organizations, MANAGED by welfare organizations for the BENEFIT of welfare organizations.

Tekkie Tax an International Fundraising Campaign supporting 5 Sectors:

  • A = Animals
  • B = Bring Hope
  • C = Children
  • D = Disability
  • E = Education.

The 2019 National Non-Profit Organisations, representing more than 1 800 local welfare organisations, are:

  • Animals:
    • Various SPCA branches
  • Bring Hope:
    • SAVF
    • Lifeline SA
    • Families SA (FAMSA)
  • Children:
    • Various Child Welfare Organisations
    • SOS Children’s Villages
  • Disability
    • Epilepsy SA
    • Down Syndrome SA
  • Education
    • CANSA

Tekkie Tax started in 2013 and raised R2,3million in the first year. The income grew every year:

2014 – R4,8million

2015 – R6,5million

2016 – R8,4million

2017 – R8,1million

2018 – R9,1million

This means that in total, Tekkie Tax raised R39,2million over the past 6 years and 1,800 local and national welfare organisations benefitted.

Tekkie Tax is a risk-free campaign for qualifying NGOs and the money they receive is directly linked to the sales they made. The campaign raises its money from selling:

  • The 5 sector stickers with a sticker collection booklet
  • A new water-removable tattoo for kiddies – tested and FDA approved)
  • A new Personalised Digital Sticker available on the Tekkie Tax APP
  • A unique set of Hickie shoelaces
  • Funky branded t-shirts for adults and children

One of the major drives behind the Campaign, is the Media. During the same time period of 2013 – 2018, Tekkie Tax generated sponsored publicity to the value of R40,5million.

All the major Media Houses endorsed the Tekkie Tax Campaign and became the voice that introduces the initiative to the public. We get exposure on all platforms: national television, broadcast, online, digital, social media, print, etc.

We are privileged to have a dedicated team running the Tekkie Tax office.

  • National Campaign Manager – Germa Hattingh
  • Office Manager – Heidi Lockem
  • NGO Liaison – Anna Mokwetli
  • Accounting Clerk – Theresa Brand
  • General Office Assistant – Marilyn Llale
  • Graphic Designer – Marlene Musk
  • Company Liaison – Helene Botha
  • Secretary – Tessa Sansom

Registrations:

Tekkie Tax is a project functioning under the auspices of The Legacy Through Charity Trust, which is a Public Benefit Trust registered with the Master of the South Gauteng High Court.

Reg number: IT 2455/2012.

The Legacy Through Charity Trust is also a registered NPO with Department of Social Development:

Reg no: 116-048-NPO

The Legacy Through Charity trust is registered as a Public Benefit Organisation with SARS:

PBO no: 930041253.

The Trust is also a verified organization for B-BBEE purposes and have all necessary documentation to proof a more than 75% black beneficiary base with 100% SED recognition.

Supporting Tekkie Tax 2019

Jennifer Zamudio

Passionate about the elderly, Jennifer Zamudio is the Celebrity Ambassador for the BRING HOPE sector. If this is where your heart lies too, then get your Tekkie Tax hickies and sticker for International Tekkie Tax Day, 31 May 2019

Supporting Tekkie Tax 2019

Corlea Botha

Corlea, the world class performer who has won over the hearts of the nation with her incredible voice is now also proudly a Tekkie Tax ambassador. She started her music career as a child and some of her career highlights include performing several sold out shows with the legendary late Hugh Masekela. Her unique talent has established her as one of the best vocal performers in the country. A regular contributor to reality shows such as Die Kontrak makes her one of the most respected performers in SA.

Supports Tekkie Tax 2019

Jak de Priester

Jak de Priester has made a longstanding career of music since he burst onto the scene with his runaway hit song Sally Williams Nougat. His poetic style of writing has made him one of the most celebrated musicians in SA. Besides his love of music and crafty lyrics, Jak is also a respected painter in own right with sold out exhibitions hosted around the country. The combination of deep and meaningful songs combined with his witty sense of humor creates live shows with an almost cult-like following.

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