Khula Gives Back
Time, Money & Trees
Transform your brand and transform lives, communities and our environment at the same time.
At Khula Design Studio, we want to use our time, money, and resources to create a better tomorrow. So we ensure that every project that comes through our studio has a wider social impact. Thanks to the solopreneurs, startups, and SMBs who partner with Khula to build their brand and online presence, we can give back every month of every year!
How do we reach out with support? Time, money, and trees. So when you make a decision to work with Khula, you give back too, through initiatives that help people around the world, transforming today and thriving tomorrow.
This ties back to our purpose and mission — and everything Khula represents. Khula is a Zulu verb which means to ‘grow and thrive’. We help people grow, communities grow, and the environment grow.
Grow with us and together we thrive!
We Give Back time & learning through mentorship
Like any business, designers need guidance and support. Sometimes it can be difficult to know where to turn, and who to trust. At Khula, we're passionate about helping solopreneurs — including creative freelancers alike, who play a big part in our success.
Our founder, Jamie Windell, is a registered mentor of ADPList, providing free mentorship to creatives, freelancers, and solopreneurs around the world. Through ADPList, we give back in learning and mentoring — helping us build a stronger freelancing community.
We help other creatives around the world learn and grow faster — letting them know they have someone rooting for them in their corner. We’re helping democratize mentorship for all, and through our clients’ support.
So far we’ve given over 1000 free mentoring minutes to freelancers all over the globe. And every single month, we continue to allocate time to help freelancers with free mentorship calls through ADPlist.
Book your free mentorship session with Jamie below.
I couldn't be happier with the mentorship session I received from Jamie! Before talking to him, I felt lost about the pathways I should take to become the designer I want to be. He clarified many questions I had and was extremely kind to give feedback on my portfolio and encourage me to create a realistic path to launch my business and advance my career as a designer. His advice was extremely beneficial, and I can't thank him enough! :)
It was great chatting with Jamie. It was evident that he prepared for our meeting by browsing my LinkedIn and portfolio beforehand. During our meeting, he was attentive and was able to bring solutions to the table and break them down. Jamie is really easy and fun to talk to and I see myself booking more sessions in the future. Thank you Jamie!
UX Designer and Freelancer at General Assembly
Jamie is an amazing mentor! He is humble, helpful, and friendly. He went through each of my questions in-depth and had great insights towards helping me kickstart my consultancy. He is quite knowledgeable and has great tips to share to help solopreneurs! Thank you so much, Jamie.
I had an amazing chat with Jamie. Not only did he answer all my questions, but he went above and beyond in guiding me into the immediate next steps for my career abroad. I suggest anyone looking for direction in their career to have a consultation with Jamie and you will not regret it.
It was really nice to have a conversation with Jamie. I'm really glad that he shared some of his early experiences with running his business, it surely opens up new conversations/chains of thoughts for me and my team to have internally. Hearing about Jamie's journey also validated a few things for me personally and gave an assurance that we are moving in the right direction Will definitely bother him with more questions in near future :)
Head of growth | Co-Founder at SYNC Labs Innovation consultancy
I had a great time chatting with Jamie! I've been having trouble gathering my thoughts and putting all my business ducks in a row. Jamie was super helpful in giving his perspective and speaking from his experience for my specific problems. I have more tools and a plan on how to move forward and it was invaluable.
Jamie is an absolute gem of a person. At the start of our meeting, I had so many questions and didn't exactly know how to tackle the problems I was facing regarding my branding agency. Jamie helped me find answers to all of the questions one by one. He made it sound so easy and seamless that everything immediately sunk in. He was kind enough to go past our allotted 30 minutes time and kept guiding me until he addressed all of the problems. I highly recommend Jamie as he's an extremely knowledgable, experienced, and friendly mentor.
M. Raza Ali Khan
Co-Founder | Brand Identity Specialist at ThinSeed
Jamie is actually the GOAT of presentation, his unique insight gave me a better way to present my work and how to educate clients using data and practical steps. I made use of his suggestions and got an honest and awesome feedback from my last presentation.
Brand Identity Designer at Eximia Design Studio
It was great pleasure chatting with Jamie today. He was very kind and welcoming. He shared his business journey which was cool to learn how he got started. I learned we had so much in common. He provided great advice on things to think about before starting my freelance journey. He over delivered. His advice gave me the confidence to take action now. I am grateful. Looking forward to booking future sessions. Thank you Jamie. Highly recommend . 👍
We Give Back to rural communities in need
With the help of our clients and through our non-profit partner Hungry For Life, Khula Design Studio supports Pastor Michael Masembe and his wife Juliet’s work in the small Ugandan community of Mpigi, where only 39% of teens complete secondary education.
They know that undereducated youth raise impoverished children. To break the cycle of poverty, Pastor Michael leads a program of change, offering parental support, Biblical teaching, and vocational training to increase young people’s chances of a healthy and happy life.
Plus, 100% of the donation that goes through HFL goes directly to Michael. This is HFL's 100% model and why we have partnered with them.
We Give Back to our planet & the environment
Trees. Their leaves remove CO2 from the atmosphere, and they provide habitat to over 80% of the planet’s wildlife. They help to filter the water we drink, and provide key ingredients in a quarter of our medicines. Forests create jobs for over a billion people.
So Khula Design Studio decided to become a One Tree Planted partner. The idea is simple: when you work with us, we donate to plant 100 trees on your behalf because trees provide oxygen, support life, and help our planet build a more sustainable tomorrow. So far we’ve planted 1000 trees, and with your support, we’re excited to see that number grow!
to past, present, & future clients
Thank you for working with Khula Design Studio. It feels good to give back, but we couldn’t do it without your help and support.
Khula’s founder, Jamie Windell, would like to extend his thanks to clients, suppliers, contractors, and the whole Khula community, friends, and family. Thanks for helping Khula give back!
Want to transform your brand and online presence, whilst making a social impact?
Schedule a chat with Jamie today.
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