International Association for Human Values

International Association for Human Values (IAHV) along with its sister organization the Art of Living Foundation, (founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar) is an international humanitarian and educational non-governmental organization committed to promote resurgence of human values in all aspects of life across the globe.

The association partners with governments, educational institutions, other NGOs, corporations,  businesses and individuals, to develop and promote programs of personal development to encourage the practice of human values in everyday life.

The organisation reached people in 152 countries from all walks of life with a wide range of social, economic, cultural and spiritual activities. IAHV is known for its low overheads and strong organizational capacity. This is possible because of our large inspired volunteer base. Through a multitude of self-awareness, education and outreach programs, IAHV aims to revive human values that transcend religious, ethnic and cultural differences.

Through our programs of Youth Leadership Training (YLTP), Breath Water Sound (BWS), Prison Stress Management and Rehabilitation Training (Prison SMART) we have seen many lives changed for the betterment and upliftment of society.

The goal of IAHV is to continue to foster on a global scale a deeper understanding of those values that unite us as a humane community.

With the help of donations and support from volunteers such as you, we will continue to see improvements in the resurgence of human values. The International Association for Human Values (IAHV) as an organization is a medium for community and outreach to happen through. IAHV develops and promotes programs of personal development to encourage the practice of human values in everyday life. It also has programs of community education that foster greater awareness of the shared values among the diverse cultures. The beneficiaries of your donation are 100% Black beneficiary Base for BBBEE Welfare and Development Sector.



Below is a list of our core ongoing projects and programs that require funding and that which are pivotal in developing South African rural/urban areas:


To make a donation toward any of the programs, current, ongoing, and upcoming new projects, monies must be deposited into the following bank account:

Account Name: International Association for Human Values – South Africa

Bank Name: First National Bank - Lenasia

Branch Code: 250737

Account No: 62045616119

Swift Code Number: FIRNZAJJ or FIRNZAJJ760

Bank Physical Address: 31 Rose Ave, Lenasia, Ext 5, Johannesburg, RSA, 1827

Reference (must be used): Initial and Surname / Project Name

Please fax proof of payment to the IAHV National Office on +27 86 513 2818 or email to


Section 18A Tax Certificates can be issued to companies and individuals upon request on donations of ZAR 1 000.00 (One Thousand Rand)