Project DetailsCode: VOLU-TCH- M/LTV-04
Start date: 01 ene 2017
End date: 31 dic 2017
Term: Long Term (1 Month to a Year)
Theme: KIDS, TEAC
Airport: Kotoka International airport
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 99
DescriptionThis project is organized in partnership with the Chief and people of Npakadan village community. The school lack teachers that have lowered the educational standards of the pupils. It will be a wonderful camp.
The main goal of the project is to train the youth of Npakadan to obtain skills through the areas of Teaching English, Math’s, Science,ICT, Animal husbandry and agriculture.
Work And Activities
Volunteers will teach English, Math’s, ICT, agriculture and sports. The work will start at 8.00 AM and end at 14:00.
Accommodation And FoodAccommodation will be provided by the Chief himself.
PlaceThe project will take place in Npakadan in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region in of Ghana.
RequirementsVolunteers should obtain the following similar competence (skills): High school certificate, first degree or masters. Volunteers should be interested to teach children (youth) from different backgrounds and have open mind to understand the student’s levels.
NotesThe fee for international volunteers is 250 Euros per month. It covers pick up from the airport/bus station upon arrival in Ghana.The fee also covers orientation, evaluation, monitoring, project set up, office running/administrative expenses, supporting small community projects running of activities during the project, certificate of participation, accommodation, feeding at camp and communication prior to, during and after the camp. Volunteers will participate in an orientation day after arrival. Volunteers who arrive 1 week before project starts will pay 10 Euro per day for VOLU hostel. Volunteers are allowed to stay in the VOLU office Hostel for two weeks free of charge, but will pay 10 euros for each day after this period. This fee does not cover meals whilst staying at the hostel.The fee 250 Euros does not cover excursions on projects.
Participation fees do not include the following:
Internal travels to and from the project station.
Refreshment outside the project
Air ticket, excursions, visa and insurance
Local travel and personal effects.
Token Monthly Visa extension fee
Volunteers are expected to have their own medical insurance and personal expenses.
Donation and gifts:
These are usually symbolic gestures to enhance the solidarity of volunteers and the hosting community. Teaching materials sporting materials etc may be brought to the kids. Kindly contact VOLU for details in case you are willing to support a worthy cause in the community either by offering donation or long-term intervention on the project.
Applications: Should be done at least one month in advance through VOLU partner organization in respective countries.
Practical information: Volunteers should bring along the following;
1. Mosquito net
3. Flash light
5. Musical Instruments, Social/casual dresses, sandals and shoes for their personal use. Toiletries.
6. Working shoes(Boots)
There is a possibility of visiting Wli waterfalls where volunteers can swim if interested. The waterfall is about 80 KM from camp site, Akosombo dam (Largest man-made lake in the world), Mountain Afadjato (Highest Mountain in Ghana), some yearly cultural festivals of the people of the Eastern Region, Largest tilapia farm in Ghana