GHANA: Rewarding Work with Pre-School Orphans in Vibrant Accra!

Company : Travellers Worldwide
Activities: Community Volunteer Projects / Humanitarian Projects
Location : Accra
Duration: 1 week to 3 months
Approx Costs: 750 to 2500 £ Pound (UK)

You'll care for and teach children from a mixture of social backgrounds, aged between 1 to 5 years. Your help will go a long way to giving the children a better start in life.

Work in a pre-school in the Kwabenya region of Accra with orphaned and underprivileged children. You'll be involved in a variety of activities, such as playtime, feeding, basic teaching. You can give these children a boost by helping them to learn basic numerical and English skills, drawing, painting, music and also facilitating games. This is where you'll help to develop their audio-visual skills from a young age.

The school desperately need volunteers to look after these children. You don’t need to be qualified to take part on this project, just a big heard and a desire to provide care and support. This is a very worthwhile and beneficial placement - truly a unique opportunity to make a difference!!


► An exciting, never-to-be-forgotten adventure into African culture.
► The immense satisfaction of knowing that you've helped underprivileged children and helped to give them a better start in life.
► You'll learn a lot from experts in your field about how they work in a cultural environment that's different to what you're used to.
► New skills, more confidence, a greater understanding of a different culture, invaluable personal and professional development.
► An entry on your CV or résumé that will put you head and shoulders above most others in the job market
► And best of all ... an unforgettable experience!


You can also do Teaching Sports, Work Experience or Internships, Care with a Street Girls Aid Project, or take part in the Annual Travellers Summer Fun Camp for the children in the holidays. You can also combine any two or three of these projects to give you an even wider and more diverse experience of your time in Ghana.

Start Dates

Flexible start and finish dates you choose, but subject to school terms. Our placements are flexible and can be tailored to match your preferences. For availability please contact the office.

Costs / Benefits

Costs vary depending on length of placement, but starts at £795 for one week. You can participate for up to three months or longer, subject to visa requirements.
Included is full support from the moment of booking and throughout your placement to your return home. There are support staff 24/7 in all our destinations worldwide and a 24 hour emergency international telephone line direct to the Head Office. All meals are provided, unless otherwise stated. Accommodation is provided (whether a rented house, a hotel/hostel, home stay, apartment or flat).
You’ll be met at the nearest airport on your arrival by our in-country manager who will take you to your accommodation and give you a full induction into the area. He/she will also be on call 24/7 and you’ll see them frequently.
Pre-departure you’ll receive comprehensive information about every aspect of your placement and necessary preparations, ranging from what to pack, to visa information, to what to do on your weekend travel in the country. Your safety, well being and happiness throughout your placement are our primary concerns and we will keep in touch with you throughout. International flights not included.


No qualifications or previous experience are necessary, just a good dose of enthusiasm! Everyone is welcome on a Travellers programme, whether gap year, undergraduate, on a career break - or even retired! From 17 years old upwards, and all nationalities. This placement would suit anyone who wants to make a real difference, wants first-hand experience of a different culture and has initiative.

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