Workawayers making change

The Workaway Foundation.

Workaway has always been a win win situation where both Workawayers and hosts are able to benefit from a mutual agreement.

Now we want to make Workaway win win win... Yes that’s three wins!!!

Win 1:

Workawayers have thousands of possibilites to go help anywhere in the world and are able to travel in a much more cost effective way and extend their trips.
 

Win 2:

Hosts receive much needed help, make great contacts and benefit from being in an constantly changing, multi-cultural environment.
 

Win 3:

Worthwhile local charities (often Workaway hosts in different parts of the world) receive direct help from the Workaway community, helping and providing support where there is a serious lack of finance.

Helping at a local level.

The workaway foundation also donates via Kiva a micro finance website that has a great network to support small businesses families and individuals without access to local finance.

We believe that supporting at a local level to those that show they are wanting to create a sustainable way support themselves is one of the most positive ways of giving back.

Mexico

Jose Armando received a loan from Workaway to pay for his programming education to secure a career path in Mexico as a returned migrant from the US.

Zimbabwe

No Fear Group received a loan from Workaway to buy three buckets of honey, 150 kgs of mealie meal, and 40 litres of cooking oil for her canteen business.

Zimbabwe

Jim Orange Group received a loan from Workaway loan to buy 30 layers together with the feed.

Malawi

Ireen received a loan from Workaway to order more fish.

Rwanda

Inyangamugayo Group received a loan from Workaway to buy more livestock from her trusted supplier farmers and be in possession of sufficient stock of livestock for sale.

Lebanon

Samar received a loan from Workaway to pay her children's school tuition fees.

Philippines

Marilyn received a loan from Workaway to purchase ingredients for her food production business.

Ecuador

Mariana Marina received a loan from Workaway to buy clothing, beaded bags, fabric, and thread.

Paraguay

Natalia received a loan from Workaway to pay university fees.

Tanzania

Rahma received a loan from Workaway to buy stationery items such as counter books, a binding machine, pens, pencils, reams of paper, staple pins, diaries and a lamination machine.

Pakistan

Benash received a loan from Workaway to procure cloth stitching inputs like fabric, thread, zippers and buttons.

Samoa

Penelope received a loan from Workaway to buy a water tank, chemicals, vegetable seeds, soil, and a rake.

Nicaragua

Jose Danilo received a loan from Workaway to complete the budget needed for maintenance of his small coffee farm.

Lebanon

Huda received a loan from Workaway to renew her apartment and its toilet, and also to buy new home furniture.

Tajikistan

Suhrob received a loan from Workaway to pay for his tuition at the University to complete his study and have 2nd higher education.

Tanzania

Modestus' Group received a loan from Workaway to gain access to cost efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for maize cultivation.

Lebanon

Randa received a loan from Workaway to pay tuition fees for her two children Fatima and Ahmad.

Lebanon

Salwa received a loan from Workaway to pay her children's school tuition fees.

Rwanda

Clarisse received a loan from Workaway to buy more merchandise such as fresh fish, fresh meats, body lotions, eggs, sugar, and high-quality flours to sell in her community.

Philippines

Arbegail received a loan from Workaway to buy additional longganisa and sweet pastries to sell which may help her to gain more income to support their daily needs.

These projects are educational or environmental projects that have been visited and verified by a member of the Workaway team based in developing countries.

We help directly, bypassing agencies and administration costs making sure that 100% of money we give goes directly to the projects nominated. We ask all the projects we help provide on going photographs of their progress and equipment & materials bought using funds from the foundation.

So far we have been able to help:

Our aim in starting a foundation is to encourage hosts and Workawayers to offer something back . We aim to be able to expand the range and location of projects we help as well enabling the community to become directly involved with the projects by visiting or connecting personally via the site.