Life as a Volunteer


What you will be doing

Volunteers will be helping out on the projects we run.
Throughout the trip, volunteers will be escorted by experienced staff.

Below is a draft itinerary for both trips.

3 week trip

Day 1/2 -> Arrive in Ghana and driven to Kumasi
Day 3-5 -> Project: Teaching
Day 6-7 -> Project: Single Mothers
Day 8-9 -> Excursion to Lake Bosomtwe
Day 10-12 -> Project: Children's Home
Day 13-15 -> Excursion to Mole National Park via Kintampo Waterfalls
Day 16 -> Travel to Sandema
Day 17-18 -> Project: Special-Need Children / Farming
Day 19 -> Travel to Kumasi
Day 20-23 -> Excursion to Cape Coast via Kankum National Park
Day 22/23 -> Dropped off at the airport for flight home


Due to the time length on the 3 week trip, when volunteers travel up to Sandema, they will either work with special needs children or do farming.


4 week trip

Day 1/2 -> Arrive in Ghana and driven to Kumasi
Day 3-5 -> Project: Teaching
Day 6-7 -> Project: Single Mothers
Day 8-9 -> Excursion to Lake Bosomtwe
Day 10-12 -> Project: Children's Home
Day 13-15 -> Excursion to Mole National Park via Kintampo Waterfalls
Day 16 -> Travel to Sandema
Day 17-21 -> Project: Special Needs Children
Day 22-23 -> Weekend off to explore town
Day 24-25 -> Project: Farming
Day 26 -> Travel to Kumasi
Day 27-30 -> Excursion to Cape Coast via Kankum National Park
Day 29/30 -> Dropped off at the airport for flight home


Accommodation and Food

We have two volunteer house located in safe neighbourhoods in Kumasi and Sandema, where you will build excellent relationships with local people who will welcome you into their community. The houses consist of dormitory rooms, a dining area and a large living space where you can relax during the weekends and evenings with the other volunteers and staff. Generally you will be sharing a room with up to 5 other volunteers, with staff members also in the house.

Food – Our cooks will provide 3 meals a day, with a mixture of local and international dishes. There will also be fresh drinking water accessible.