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True Companion Foundation

Monitoring and Evaluation Supporter

Cape Coast , Ghana

A monitoring and evaluation project for Community Led Total Sanitation in Selected Rural Communities.

True Companion through it partnership with local community based organisation are sensitizing community members on the need of proper waste disposal and essence of owing a toilet facility at home. Each house therefore is support with a seed funding to construct a toilet facility through added funds from them. It becomes evident that the active monitoring and evaluation of progress of the households have been instrumental in attaining the objectives of the project. Volunteers will thus work with households in innovating and constructing toilet facility and work whiles conserving the land around them and using environmentally friendly sources of fuel to curb climate change hazards. 

This we believe would conserve the rural areas, prevent cholera and related diseases and promote the standard of living and welfare of the rural folks.
The volunteers work with families and family heads in the community as well as youth groups in developing strategies of implementing undertaking the desired objective. The surroundings are typically rural and volunteers should expect a village certain even though accommodation are standard. 

Typical day

  • Volunteers move from their residence to houses under their care, 
  • Review existing plans and actions
  • Plan on the days activities
  • Support households to derive ideas to build their own sanitary facility
  • Monitor the implementation of the plan
  • evaluate the plan of action and offer recommendations

Free-time activities

Trips to tourist sites, museums and safari tours. There are also group game and group events that involve adventure and cultural integration.

Swimming
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Riding
Yoga/Meditation

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Behaviour Change Specialist, WASH Experts
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 15:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Groups

Any questions? Just ask. We at True Companion Foundation are happy to help you.

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Services by True Companion Foundation

Pre-Departure Oreintation, airport pick up, accommodation, breakfast, lunch, transporation, wifi internet and airport drop off

Airport Pickup at Kotoka International Airport

Volunteers would be picked up at the welcoming hall of the airport and would be picked up by the executive director. airport to project site is a two hour journey.

Accommodation

Accommodation is located within 400 meters of project sites. Based on the project community, volunteers are either camped, double bed bedroom, hosted in bungalow, hosted by guest family, in a guest host or reside in our Youth Hostel.Nonetheless, the volunteer can pick any other the provided accommodation at choice but will receive subsidy on their transportation the project sites.

Guest Family Guesthouse Bungalow Bedroom (Double) Youth Hostel Camping
Food & Beverages

Vegetarian, breakfast, lunch, special diet

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Kotoka International Airport (ACC) in Accra. We assist you to find cheap flights to Ghana.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Ghana provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Ghana you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Ghana.
Costs (Prices in USD)
2 weeks (min. stay)
$130.00
3 weeks
$195.00
4 weeks
$260.00
5 weeks
$325.00
6 weeks
$390.00
7 weeks
$455.00
8 weeks (max. stay)
$520.00
Average fees
$65.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Cape Coast /Ghana between 2 weeks and 8 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. True Companion Foundation will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Ghana.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with True Companion Foundation during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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