Khanya is a charity (registration no 1181592) whose vision is to equip young people in Southern Africa with practical skills so they can earn a living and support their families.
How will we achieve this?
Khanya is supporting disadvantaged children and young people in Makhanda (Grahamstown) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa (see ‘Our Projects’ page). The charity provides funds for materials, training and a basic stipend for students and apprentices where applicable. We advocate for, and help facilitate, the provision of holistic training and mentorship so young people are supported in gaining an overall knowledge of how their business works. Khanya also works with partners and local industry to foster apprenticeships and work experience placements.
Vocational and trades
We encourage working in partnership with local businesses to provide training and mentorship/apprenticeships in such skills/trades as:
Khanya encourages volunteers from overseas to visit our projects to see
Bricklaying course May 2023
Ten trainees, and two teachers from Amasango Career School in Makhanda, learnt how to lay one perfect brick on top of the other, from master bricklayer, and Chair of Khanya charity, Ade Lusmore. Find out more
Here they talk abut their experiences
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