Who is the founder of 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.

Who founded Khaya Volunteer projects?

For example, the Community Project in Arusha, Tanzania: when our founder Martijn van der Put was traveling in 2011 and met Pastor Charles at the project, he was impressed and immediately wanted to see how he could help.

When was the 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.

What are Khaya Volunteer projects?

Based in Africa, Khaya Volunteer Projects assists local partners and projects in Africa while focusing on responsible and ethical volunteering. Volunteers from around the world have the opportunity to uplift and support volunteer projects in South Africa, Namibia, Malawi & Tanzania.

How is the Khaya Volunteer projects funded?

Khaya supports a variety of volunteering projects and individuals financially on a monthly basis through the non-profit Izizwe Projects. This organization focusses on uplifting communities in and around Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Some organisations like to shout about ‘trust funds’ and ‘NGOs’.

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What is the vision statement of Khaya Volunteer Project?

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.