Ghana is a choice field for many gap year travelers and students. Project opportunities to indulge in include:
• The 3/4 week Ghana experience program
• Week special program
• Orphanage, Teaching, and Football coaching programs
• Medical and healthcare volunteering projects
• Girls’ education program
• Community development project
Basic requirements of a volunteer in Ghana
Age: At least 17 years or older. Eighteen years and above for medical programs.
Attitude: Flexible and patient
Apart from these , every other positive trait is required for you to volunteer. As such, there is no hard and fast rule to the requirement of a volunteers.
Specific to the project you undertake and the weeks spent in Ghana, costs may be as low as 500$ and as high as 1500$.
Accommodation and meals to expect
Basic household amenities and two square meals a day. You can explore more meals.
Visa requirements and flights
Contact the visa office in your country of residence. Volunteering projects are located in Tamale, and there is constant domestic communication with Accra .
Suggested vaccines include yellow fever, Hepatitis A , B , C, dengue fever and Typhoid , Malaria , . However, you should contact your doctor for it.
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