Hands at Work in Africa is based in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. We are located on the edge of the Masoyi Community, just outside of White River. The offices of Hands at Work are located on the same property as the Hands Village.

Hands Village accommodation provides a home for many visitors, volunteers and teams. Included, are shared rooms with access to communal washrooms, kitchen and living area. Linen and towels are provided.

Community living can bring both blessings and challenges as you live in close proximity to others. It might be a little different than what you are used to, but see it as a character-forming part of your Hands journey. Individuals and groups from all over the world and of all ages come to visit Hands at Work for short to longer periods. You are sure to meet many interesting and inspiring people when you come



  • Drinking water available from tap. Water from the designated taps at Hands Village is safe to drink.

  • Shared bathrooms (separate male/female) with flush toilets and hot showers.

  • Washer, dryer and clothes line available for laundry.



  • gas stoves

  • microwave

  • kettle

  • refrigerators and freezers

  • toaster

  • dishes and cutlery

  • cupboards for dry storage

  • variety of pots and pans



Hands Village is surrounded by an electric fence. Village rooms are equipped with secure locking doors and emergency buttons. We will review with you all safety and security procedure upon arrival at the Hands Village.