RECEPTION AND ACCOMODATION
from outside Ghana shall be received in Accra. The organizer of the
organization shall meet them at the Airports and further assists them to their
hotels or guesthouse, which will be, arrange before their arrival. They shall
be shown around the city and other places of interest like, the national art
center, the national museum, and the national theater, aburi botanical garden
the labadi beach resort, at their own cost. They shall be in Accra for two (2)
days after arrivals and then proceed to Tamale on the third (3rd)
This will/shall be provided to volunteers based on their wishes or capacity for
the period of stay. Host families shall/will be given to volunteers in the
community. They shall provide food, do washing and other services at a cost
which is spelt out under cost.
in-service training to all volunteers (new) to enable them function better in
their communities this will spelt out how to enter the community (community
entry), the culture and way of life of the people, expectations, problems and
identification of potentials and above all working in deprived areas.
this is the social of the organization. We teach in the deprived communities.
We are working with the local communities and volunteers to improve life for
these children their families and the communities as whole. African's children
are paying a higher price for survival there are millions of orphans as a
result of HIV aids and conflicts.
In the community, volunteers are expected to live with the people, experience
the people, their entire social being and teach or service. Teaching and
learning materials shall be provided where available readily. At the end of
their work they are expected to give/write a report of their activities to the
organization to enable us tackle the problems this deprive people need.
The field officer shall visit the volunteers regularly and offer help to them
and also supervise
The local food is an important and enjoyable part of the cultural experience
you will have in Ghana. It is important to be aware that the local cooks are
used to the needs and desires of Ghanaians and are not necessarily familiar
with Western diets. Local people eat many foods with their hands. However,
utensils will be provided at our lodging facilities.
Breakfast typically includes coffee, tea, eggs, bread and/or various types of
porridge, i.e., hot oatmeal, rice or wheat cereal. Lunch and dinner will
consist of soups, rice, beans, chicken, fish, yam and fried plantain. Beef,
pork and goat are also served, as are a limited variety of vegetables. You will
have the opportunity to try typical Ghanaian dishes such as ken key (fermented
corn meal) and fufu (mashed cassava and plantains). Palm oil is used in many
recipes as is red pepper making many dishes rather spicy.