How does Khaya Volunteer project support the community?
Our volunteers contribute to the local community, youth, wildlife and conservation efforts and other projects and make a difference through different volunteering projects in Wildlife, Childcare, Community, Healthcare, Conservation and Sports Development.
What is the mission of Khaya Volunteer projects?
Our mission is simple but resonant: we provide volunteering opportunities for international travellers that are both unique and as affordable as possible with high standards of service and facilities.
Does Khaya Volunteer project have a positive or negative impact on the community?
Khaya supports ethical wildlife management practices
We ensure that the wildlife projects we are affiliated with are run ethically, and volunteers are guaranteed an enriching wildlife experience which has a positive impact on the bigger picture of animal welfare and conservation.
How is Khaya Volunteer projects founded?
Most programs we offer our volunteers are established by us, or we enter into a partnership to kickstart the concept of volunteering with these projects. In this way, we have intimate and thorough knowledge of our volunteer projects, and can send the right people to the right places.
Who started Khaya Volunteer Project?
The organization was founded in 2005 by Martijn van der Put (Holland, 1975) and started with projects in South Africa , but in 2011 Tanzania and Zanzibar were added followed by Malawi in 2014. During his study years Martijn volunteered in several countries such as Israel, Suriname and South Africa.
When was Khaya Volunteer projects founded?
Khaya Volunteer Projects was established in 2005. We offered international students the opportunity to come to South Africa and experience working with local companies and organisations as interns.