During your stay, you’ll live with a host family and fellow volunteers, and you’ll have the amazing opportunity to learn about culture, history, and traditions of Ghana.Right now, Volunteering Solutions is offering a football coaching program in Ghana, where you’ll have the chance to work with local coaches in developing youth’s skills and love for the county’s national sport.
Of the approximately 25.5 million citizens of Ghana, about 24.2% - or seven million - live below the poverty line and cannot afford basic necessities for themselves or their families.
With poverty comes many diseases and a high infant and child mortality rate - currently 52.3 per 1,000 births (in the United States, the rate is 6.1 per 1,000).
You can expect to work on weekdays from am to , and then again in the afternoons from to pm - and on weekends, you’re encouraged to explore the area or just take time to relax.
Another opportunity you should check out with Volunteering Solutions is their community development project in Ghana, where you’ll assist with initiatives such as education, construction, and vocational training with the local community.
From teaching, to human rights, to healthcare and everything in between, you’re bound to find an amazing opportunity to travel and do good.