U-Can: Impact Lives

2020 was a year of growth as our supporters, both existing and new, met the unprecedented challenges due to Covid-19 with wonderful generosity.

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OF OUR CHAMPIONS GRADUATE ON THE U-TURN PROGRAMME

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OF OUR GRADUATES REMAIN IN FORMAL ACCOMODATION

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OF OUR GRADUATES REMAIN EMPLOYED after graduating

People Who Make A Difference

U-turn Heroes and Heroines

Supporters, like you, are turning lives around. Over the last two decades we have been blessed to see more people in our housed community stepping forward to be part of the solution. Find out more ways to get involved

Inspiring Stories of Impact

U-turn Stories Of Changed Lives

The Employment Journey

Homelessness is increasing. Long term rehabilitation is needed for a pathway to employment.

change readiness

Preparation

You, our community, donate clothing and purchase Mi-change Vouchers to give responsibly to the homeless. Vouchers provide food and clothing, and an entry point to change-readiness groups. Subscribe to Mi-change Vouchers and we’ll post them to you.

rehabilitation

Rehabiliation

Thanks to this preparation and relationships of trust built, U-turn staff can encourage and screen people for drug and alcohol rehabilitation. We cover costs for transport and shelter during this time.

work readiness

Work Readiness

The U-turn work-readiness programme provides a work opportunity with on-the-job training, formal skills training, ongoing therapy and relapse prevention. Sponsor one lesson for R250 a month

employment

Employment

When ready, participants graduate by securing an independent job in the open labour market. 6 months after graduating, over 80% of our graduates remain employed and sober.  Contact us to hire a U-turn graduate

Annual Reports

See below our 2021 Annual report and previous years. If the the year you are interested in is not displayed, please get in touch to request a copy.

Ways To Donate

Donate Through The Website

Donate By EFT

Account name: Uturn
Bank: Nedbank
Account Number: 121 0721 198
Sort code / branch code: 198765
Swift code: NEDSZAJJ
Transaction reference: Your email | Once-off/Monthly

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