The David Rattray Foundation

The David Rattray Foundation

– now known as KHULA EDUCATION


The Purpose of the David Rattray Foundation and KHULA EDUCATION is to further the cause of reconciliation between the peoples of South Africa by a] helping to improve their education in this deeply rural area and by b] promoting discussion through historical and political lectures, nationally and internationally.

The David Rattray Foundation and the UK-based David Rattray Memorial Trust (both now operating under the banner of KHULA EDUCATION) raise funds to support locally-based educational projects in the area around the battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift in Northern KwaZulu-Natal.

KHULA EDUCATION ( was formed during 2007 as a Not-For-Profit Section 21 Company registered as a Public Benefit Company, and incorporated the work that had previously been done by the Isandlwana Education Appeal Trust and the Rorke’s Drift Education Trust. The DRF was formed under the patronage of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, and the governance of two boards of trustees, one in the UK and one in South Africa.

Working with nineteen schools and operating our own Preschool and Resource Centre, KHULA EDUCATION is deeply committed to helping the area’s children obtain a better education.

For updates on our activities, please visit: and

The Foundation and its assets are managed in a Section 21 Company and Community Trust governed by a Board of Directors and Trustees.

Contributions in South Africa may be made into the following account:-

Bank: Standard Bank Account Name: The David Rattray Foundation
Branch: Ladysmith
Branch Code: 057725
Account Number: 060 148 330

For donations from within the UK, please  Visit the David Rattray Foundation website