The Viva Foundation was founded in South Africa, in 2007 by Leon and Meleney Kriel with the aim to alleviate poverty, by addressing its immediate impact and remedy its causes.
The vision is to be instrumental in transformation and the mission is to create service hubs within high-priority pover
How you can become a partner with Viva
Viva has a variety of volunteer opportunities from once-off, annual events, such as the Mandela Day celebrations on the 18th of July each year, or team-building days, to short-, medium- and long-term internships and volunteering full-time a
Current Projects and Wish List 2023
1. Sponsor a Teacher/volunteer as teacher Refilwe and Mamelodi Campus, South Africa
2. Sponsor a Child - South Africa and Brazil
3. School Furniture - Refilwe Campus, South Africa
4. Textbooks - Refilwe and Mamelodi Campus, South Africa
5. School Uniform - Re
What We Do?
The Viva Independent Schools in Mamelodi East and Refilwe, offer quality and equality in education with augmented CAPS curriculum presented by qualified, SACE-registered teachers and support staf
The Viva Feeding Scheme provides food security and nutritional support to its beneficiaries and the communities around our centres. Our school feeding scheme provides two cooked meals and snacks
The SAPRI system [SAPRI = Sexual Abuse Prevention and Response Initiative] addresses the rampant sexual violence, child abuse, femicide and domestic abuse prevalent in South Africa.
Promoting the Arts in underprivileged communities, is a vital development need, as the potential and artistic expression of vulnerable children and youth, often go unexplored and unseen. A wealth