St Francis Outreach Trust is registered as a NPO  – IT 1631/2009  – Sect. 18A POB Reg 930031283 and “Homes to Grow” is by extension, the name of the foster care project in Masiphumelele, South Africa.

The privacy policy detailed below covers this website and other on-line systems used by St Francis Outreach Trust.

This policy sets out the areas of our business and this website where user privacy is concerned. It outlines the obligations and requirements of supporters, this website and the website’s owners. The way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information is also detailed below.

  • Our Website – is hosted by and as such is subject to their terms (see Privacy Policy below)
  • Contact and Communication We do not sell, or share, contact details with any other organisations. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form for our e-mail submission process via this website, but we advise users that they use this form at their own risk. You are welcome to contact us directly using our e-mail address at

St Francis Outreach Trust operates an e-mail newsletter program, Mailchimp, to inform subscribers about their current projects and to invite donors to subscribe to help new and existing projects. Users can subscribe through an online automated process, via this website, should they wish to do so, but at their own discretion.

If you make a donation, you will be subscribed to our e-mail newsletter. Every copy of our newsletter caries a simple ‘unsubscribe’ button.

You can also request to see updates of St Francis Outreach Trust WordPress “Latest News” or “Annual Reports”.  You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time, either by contacting us or by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.

Please note that Mailchimp and WordPress are third-party services that are not owned or managed by St Francis Outreach Trust. You should also review their privacy policies as we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these. Click here to see Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy.

WordPress uses cookies – click here to see what these are and how they are used.

  • External Links Although the owners of this website only include safe and relevant external links on this website, they cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website, despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external link mentioned on this site.
  • Social Media Platforms Communications by the owners of this website through external social media platforms: Facebook, WordPress (for our blog). These are subject to the terms and conditions, as well as the privacy policies, maintained by those social media platforms. Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate/engage with them using due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal information. We will delete any comments or other content posted to our social media which we regard as factually inaccurate, insensitive, inflammatory or defamatory as soon as practically possible. Neither this website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms. We encourage users to contact us by e-mail.

The might at some point use social sharing buttons (which help users share web content directly from our web pages to the social media platform in question). Users are advised that they use such social sharing buttons at their own discretion. Please note that the social media platform may save and track your request to share a web page through your personal social media account.

Please note that Facebook, WordPress and GivenGain are third-party services that are not owned or managed by St Francis Outreach Trust. You should also review their terms and conditions and privacy policies as we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies.

Click here to see Facebook’s Privacy Policy.

Click here to see the WordPress Privacy Policy.

Click here to see GivenGain’s Privacy Policy

We only collect personal data relevant to the type of transactions you have with St Francis Outreach Trust.

For example, when you contact St Francis Outreach Trust to make a donation or sign up for any of St Francis Outreach Trust activities or online content, such as newsletters, our blog, or fundraising sites we might receive and retain personal information about you.

The information we collect is relevant to the type of transaction you are entering into with details such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number, bank account details to process donations.

  • Sensitive Personal Data:  We do not collect “sensitive personal data” about our supporters.
  •  Find out more:  You can contact us with your questions or comments about our privacy policy or unsubscribe from our mailing lists. Individuals have the right to have their personal data erased from our systems by asking a designated data privacy controller. Our designated data privacy controller is Dennis Clark at email