Pursuing the humanitarian dream

Leaving everything behind is probably the most difficult decision any individuals should take, particularly when one is leaving for a humanitarian mission in Africa. A volunteerism assignment is often considered as the perfect move for the ideal reason however, throwing yourself in a humanitarian duty is a life’s choice; it’s important to understand that we are not going to save the world and that it’s far from a fun experience. If you’re used to live a comfortable life along with a good salary, it is fundamental to know that your living standards will not be the same again.

Boost your motivation!

To be at the service of Non-governmental organizations (NGO) requires a deep motivation because it’s a life’s choice which necessitates a mature and reasonable thinking. Moreover, what are the reasons which boost millions of people to get engage in humanitarian missions? The truth is that, getting engage in volunteering programs is a lucrative way to discover the world while giving your time to some of the world’s major concerns; to learn and to get wind of contact with people and to gain a brand-new vision of the world; less idealistic and materialistic. Within this sector, you will face some harsh realities with people confronting critical situations. Having a constant motivation and a steel-hard morale is vital.

Looking for the best profiles

There are two types of volunteering programs, the full-time commitment for various education and health institutions and the emergency aid which requires constant and regular assistance due to natural disasters and conflicts. Mobilizing one another in this industry is more than an evidence, which is why several organizations and associations get specialized in such activities. These organizations often look for the best profiles, corresponding ones which suits the following industries: health, agriculture and education.

If the humanitarian industry has always been your beloved passion, you must know that there’s no specific diploma or tertiary educations which shape these kinds of experiences. If you wish to pursue and live this journey to the fullest, it is necessary to take the best advice about the different Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) available.

Did you know that Africa HR Solutions Ltd is active in the NGO sector? Based in Mauritius, we provide the best Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) services and payroll solutions in over 40 African countries.

For more information, do not hesitate to contact us.

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Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

alex daruty


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.