FAQ

FAQ 2016-12-01T13:08:00+00:00

FAQ

No, Amicus Trust SA does not charge any fees. Neither do they use donation money for their own overheads. All money donated goes to the charity of choice. Operational costs are covered by the trustees.
Amicus Trust SA will only champion charities that they themselves have vetted and chosen because of good governance, effective service delivery and proven impact. Personal contact with all charities is maintained continuously and in most cases Amicus Trust SA takes a seat on the board of directors.
When making a donation this choice can indeed be exercised and Amicus Trust SA will always respect the wish of the donor. Where no choice is exercised, the money will be allocated to where the greatest needs are at that stage.
Amicus Trust SA understands donors’ need for privacy and will respect it at all times. We do though encourage donors to not only donate money, but if possible to also make personal contact with the specific charity in order to see first-hand what difference their support makes to people’s lives.
At least once a year donors will receive a report about the work done by the charities and the real difference their donations are making in people’s lives.
No, Amicus Trust SA will take responsibility that the relevant documentation are issued and reaches the donor in time. (For this reason, as also for the distribution of annual reports, we advise that donors supply their personal contact details when donating via the website.)