Volunteers Needed for Craftsmen of Kilimanjaro


 Founded in 1994 by Babu Bob Manire is Now




A Cooperative 501 (c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation of


Babu Bob & Marilyn Kelly (Founder of Lepers of Kilimanjaro)



Special Message from Babu Bob


This June 3rd, 2014 will mark my introduction to Tanzania, E. Africa

21 years ago in 1993 as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer. 

Following my Peace Corps Service, I returned and founded

The Paul & Delilah Roch Charitable Trust.


The Past 2 Decades have been Devoted to


Caring for the Children Orphaned by AIDS & Malaria

Funding Many in the Pursuit of a Higher Education 

Feeding the Hungry

Nursing the Sick

and Making Life a Little Better for the Neglected Elderly



www.CraftsmenOK.org    or    www.CraftsmenOfKilimanjaro.org


Volunteers for the Craftsmen Program will support the construction & repair needs of the

    Lepers Program - Repairing & Improving the Living & Sanitary Quarters 

    Orphans Program - Repairing & Improving the Living & Sanitary Quarters

    Computer (IT) Program - Building & Refurbishing a Computer Lab & Desks/Chairs/Tables for the Lab

All labor needs will be furnished by paid Tanzanian Craftsmen under the supervision of our Volunteers.


VOKinc Offers One Month Volunteer Openings for the 2014 Summer/Fall Program (July-Dec).


Volunteers will live in a Dormitory Environment on the grounds of The Maua Franciscan Seminary located in the small village of Maua, approximately one mile high on Mount Kilimanjaro.

The Volunteer Fee Covers Room, Board, Local Transportation, Volunteer Visa Fee, Field Trips & Free On Site Medical Attention by VOKinc's Medical Director.


The Tax Deductible First Month Volunteer Fee is $1,495. The Volunteer Fee for Those

Wishing to Extend Their Stay is $1,250 per Month.


Airline Fares are also Tax Deductible.


VOKinc will set up a Donation Link to assist each Volunteer in raising the required Volunteer Fee where Sponsors (Corporate or Personal) can make tax deductible contributions to each Volunteer's Account.


Because the villagers we serve come from various religious backgrounds, we ask that all volunteers refrain from any proselytizing.


Volunteers are encouraged to pursue after hour & weekend activities.

The Officers & Board Members of Volunteers of Kilimanjaro, Inc receive no financial remuneration for their services.