Supporting deprived communities to build sustainable community led solutions to transform their communities. Empowering capacity of communities and engaging them to grow.
True Companion Foundation (TrueCorp Ghana) is a non profit, voluntary, nongovernmental organisation committed to providing a platform for the inspiration and empowerment of children and youths and beyond through promoting opportunities to support their communities, connect and grow through education, mentoring, networking, strategic alliances, and developing and recognizing excellence in the ability and will of children.
The Summer Camp Project aims to build capacities of children and community at large to develop a community led sustainable and innovative solutions to challenges of community development. Through such project, volunteers get to work within deprived community with perculiar challenges hindering their development and transformation. The project seeks to research, identify and empower the will and abilities of community members and especially children on ways their community challenges can be resolved whiles providing a volunteer constructed school, toilet facilities, pipe born water and community centers to address perculiar needs. Others areas to work include adult literacy and special education. Volunteers through this project learn to interact, know the culture, the language, art and the unique adventurous experience of tropical Ghana.
Support each community to develop at least one sustainable solution to community challenges that affect the overall development and transformation of the community.
to promote opportunities to support, connect and grow Children and community at large to transform their communities through lobbying, mentoring, networking, strategic alliances, and career skill development.
On the project field, volunteers gets to work with school children, community groups and well as household heads. Mention of women and the sick is crucial in our periodic health outreaches and community sanitation initiatives. Though project is run with staff from our organisations, volunteers primarily work with the community people because we seek to engage more interaction and learning process between the volunteers and the beneficiaries.
Volunteer residence is urban but project sites are basically rural and peri-urban with some degree of village life to be expected especially during the in-village camps. During the in-village camps, volunteers gets to stay in rural environments with little access to electricity.
6:30 am - 7:30 am Breakfast and Mapping
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Assisting schools in teaching, development studies/ Construction/ meeting with household heads
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch and rest
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Community outreaches in Health, sanitation, career supports/community forums/visit to households
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner and review of day's activity & night out
The first activity done in free time is learning the culture of the people. Volunteers get to learn the art, language, food and cook with the locals.
Volunteers would be picked at the arrival point of the airport by the Executive Director and a driver. Estimated drive time to project accommodation site is exactly 2 hours.
All our accommodation except the two days village camping include the following:
Fees include breakfast, snacks, lunch and supper with a natural fruit drink daily. Vegetarian meals are also included
Teaching and assisting children with special needs and helping them to learn career skills
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