iThemba Trust is a non-profit organization, established to uplift the community of Tarkastad, South Africa and the surrounding areas in the Eastern Cape through various enterprises and projects.


Click here to read the latest iThemba newsletter including information about students participating in the South African Math Olympiad; students getting to go camping again together; the wonderful solar installation that will allow iThemba to get off the grid; and many visitors who braved pandemic travel to come visit the school.  iThemba is flourishing!

iThemba has several children on their waiting list who are available for sponsorship and support, so please share that with friends and family and encourage them to contact Angela Price.  Her email is:  Thank you!

Sponsor a Child


The Jernigan Foundation is happy to pass 100% of contributions for the iThemba school through to the iThemba trust.

The Jernigan Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization incorporated under the laws of Washington state.  Our tax identification number is 20-8111798.  For tax purposes, no goods or services are provided in exchange for this contribution.