Empowerment of local communities in realizing they have the ability to make a difference to their own lives they just need to the support to started.
Empowerment of local communities
You will be working with a local Community Based Organisation (CBO) within to help build organisational capacity. This mean you would be helping from training members in leadership skills, fundraising and proposal writing, creating an effective accounting system, teaching members computer skills, helping to write bylaws and developing community projects. Volunteers works with the local community to build capacity and ensure changes and improvements are sustainable once they have left.
Inclusive … working in ways which recognise that discrimination exists, promote equality of opportunity and good relations between groups and challenge inequality and exclusion
Organised … working in ways which bring people together around common issues and concerns, in organisations and groups that are open, democratic and accountable
Co-operative … working in ways which build positive relationships across groups, identify common messages, develop and maintain links to national bodies and promote partnership working
Inﬂuential … working in ways which encourage and equip communities to take part and inﬂuence decisions, services and activities
- learning of how to play drums and dance with local People the traditionel dance of Volta Region: Borborbor, Agbadza and Kpanlongo Dance.
- learning of how to cook Ghanian Food with your host family
- learn the local language, called Ewe
- participate and visit local Festivals, as the Yam Festival, Kente Festival
- Volunteers get weekends off allowing them in their ample time to explore attractions in and around the city. Here are some exemples for trips which can be organized:
-> Monkey Village in Tafi Atome (close to Hohoe)
-> Wli Waterfalls, the biggest in West Africa
-> go to different beaches, like Busua, Butre, Cape Coast, Emina Castle
-> trip to Accra, the capital City of Ghana, to see the National Museum, Kwame Nkrumah Museum, lighthouse in Jamestown, Markola market, Art Center, Aburi Garden
-> visit Capa Coast Castle and Emina Castle, acient slaves Castles
-> Kakum National Park, where you can do a canopy walt
Places to visit in your holidays:
-> Mole National Park where you can see elephants, bamboos, antilope, warthog
-> Paga Crocodile Ponds, where you can see how crocodiles will be feed
An Airport Pickup Guide (APG) will meet you at the Accra Airport.
Please make sure to verify with us the date and time or your flight arrival
Adaklu, Hodzo and volta Region. One bed room and small living hall. Bathrooms are shared and open buckets are used Depending on the volunteer project location;
Volunteers will be fed three meals a day and save with drinking water.
Your meals will typically consist of traditional Ghanian dishes, including rice, beans, maize meal, root, vegetables, fish, meat and Vegetarian meals.