A Living Wage

Breaking the cycle of poverty, one family at a time


In South Africa, the minimum wage is less than half the estimated amount required to meet a family’s basic needs. Forming a response to this issue is not just a social responsibility but a crucial step in our personal journey of faith.

We encourage you to engage with this complex topic by watching the Living Wage video and reading the resources below.

 “Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.”


Isaiah 1:17

Going Deeper | A Living Wage

Practical steps to help explore this issue further and start turning the tide on poverty in our nation.Read More »

Living Wage Calculator

A handy calculator to estimate what a living wage is for your employee(s).Calculate »

How we came to pay a living wage

One family’s journey to justice by Nigel BrankenRead More »

South Africa’s 5-million working poor

National stats and context by Gilad IsaacsRead More »

11 Excuses people give for not paying a living wage

Answers to common points of criticismRead More »