Every penny of your volunteer fee goes to running Give A Heart To Africa
Give A Heart To Africa is one of the ONLY non-profit organizations that is run 100% by volunteers, enabling 100% of all donations to go directly to our students’ businesses, school and volunteers’ accommodation. We believe so strongly in the cause that the only paid staff we have is our local Tanzanian school staff. All of our school staff are former GHTA graduates.
Why Pay to Volunteer?
GHTA’s budget is comprised solely of volunteer fees and donations. For some people, it may seem strange that you have to pay money when you are already donating your time. Since we are a small organization, volunteer fees account for the majority of our working budget. Our budget has to cover the operation of the Adult Education Centre, purchase of our students’ supplies, running the Women’s Co-operative, running the Children’s Program, providing accommodation and food to volunteers, recruiting volunteers, and more. It is important for you to know that 100% of your volunteer fee (and every donation we receive) goes to running the school and co-operative and to enable the students to start small businesses. GHTA is unique in this regard. We do not have overhead or administrative costs since we are 100% volunteer-run. Your money works harder at GHTA than it would at the vast majority of other charities. For further break down, please, refer to our Where does your money go? page under About Us page.
The program fee is $300 CAD per week for the first 4 weeks. Additional weeks are $150 CAD per week. Volunteer fees are due in full 4 weeks prior to your arrival in Tanzania. Fees are non‐refundable. (If unforeseen circumstances arise, refunds will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.)
The program fee for returning volunteers (who volunteered in the past with GHTA for 4 or more weeks) is $150 CAD per week. This fee includes: airport pick up, accommodation, dinners & volunteer placement.
Your volunteer fee supports the vital work that GHTA is doing. You can pay your volunteer fee by clicking on the following link: