International volunteering can seem expensive and unaffordable for many potential volunteers. However, fundraising is an enjoyable and achievable way for anyone to raise funds to volunteer overseas. From marathon running, to pub quizzes and bake sales or the more extreme … Read More
Who are we?
Tenteleni is a youth-driven, volunteer-run charity that supports the development of young people in the UK and Africa through ethical and affordable volunteering in collaboration with local partners.
What We Offer
We offer young people international volunteering placements in schools and local organisations in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania for 8 weeks during the University summer period.
Tenteleni runs five volunteer projects in South Africa, Kenya and Zanzibar (Tanzania). All provide volunteers the opportunity to volunteer as teaching assistants in schools as well as in other educational settings.
Latest from our blog
Homestays are a highlight of our projects; volunteers live with a local host, integrating into the local community, learning the local culture and language whilst becoming part of a whole new family. Tabi and April spent the last seven weeks living with … Read More
Nick Rao volunteered on the Matsulu project in 2013, before becoming the Finance Manager for Tenteleni in September 2015. He is currently studying for an accountancy qualification and working as part of the Public Sector Audit Team for KPMG, a … Read More