Go Turquoise 4 the Elderly is a campaign of Project 21, a section of the To Care Foundation, reg no 2007/004223/08. It is incorporated under Section 21, and is registered as a non-profit organisation administered by a Board of Directors.

Project 21 focuses on those who cannot help themselves, the vulnerable communities in our society. As an NGO it supports other community development organisations by helping to create awareness and by providing fundraising opportunities where possible. Together with the corporate sector and other interested parties, we strive to make a difference in the country.

For more information, please go to https://www.pro21.co.za/index.php/en/plesion-npc.

Campaign Tips

Get permission

Get permission from your local council to display the colour turquoise along the streets of your town or city.


Negotiate with the shopping centres in your community to decorate the centres with the colour turquoise. Arrange to man an information stall on Saturdays to give information about the elderly and their needs.

Request local churches

Request local churches to help create awareness about the plight of the elderly.

Organise a drawing

Organise a drawing (or colouring) competition in which children draw their grandparents

Please donate to assist the elderly.

Show that you care

Go Turquoise 4 The Elderly

15May – 15June

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Go turquoise for the elderly Get in touch with us

If you would like to participate in the campaign to create awareness about the elderly in South Africa, please let us know who you are and your contact details. We welcome every participant and every effort that you are willing to make.

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