Community Service & Travel Program in Ghana

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Program Description

Be a part of our Community Service and Travel Program in Ghana and experience an amazing three weeks. You will spend the first two weeks in rural communities in Ghana as a volunteer. Your remaining week will be spent touring around this magnificent country while pushing yourself with exciting adventures.
This opportunity is open to high school students who are aged 15 and up as well as college and university students. We also welcome groups and organizations to come with OGVO and volunteer in Ghana. Not only will you have the chance to be immersed in the local community in Ghana, you will also gain cultural knowledge through exchanges with locals and even be able to build your own world experience.

This is a great opportunity for participants to boost their CVs and resumes with volunteer experience. You will stand out from the crowd as you learn valuable life skills. Become a part of the global community and see the difference you make while developing rural communities in Ghana.

You will volunteer for around 13 days on a project that deals with community outreach and development, education, or with organizations that work with orphans.


- Volunteer and travel program in Ghana
- Help build up rural infrastructure, make a difference in the lives of orphans, or teach classes in local schools
- Tour around and explore the magnificent country of Ghana and visit all the historical and natural sites
- Build up your resume or CV
- Make lifelong friends and be immersed in a new culture


Program: 21 Day Community Service and Travel
Start Date: Any week of the month, and any month of the year
Arrival/Departure and End Point: Accra, Ghana
Language Requirements: Basic knowledge of English
This Program is Open to: Worldwide participants – High Schools, Colleges/Universities, Clubs, Organizations etc.
Age Ranges: 15 -75
Typical Living Arrangements: Group living – Home stays during volunteering and Hotels during tours
Participants Travel to Ghana: Groups (8 – 40).
Accommodation: Volunteer house/Hotels
Food: 3 (three) times daily African dishes/continental meals.
Activities: 13 Day Volunteer Project and 8 Day Travel (See details below)

What`s Included

Participation fees cover:

- Airport pick-up/greeting
- Transportation from Accra to project site – All transportation from the beginning to the end of the program
- Accommodation from the beginning to the end of the program. Volunteers live with a host family in a large house for the duration of volunteer work and a hotel for the duration of the tours
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
- Bottled and filtered water
- In-country introduction/orientation
- Introduction to host family and program
- Placement and supervision in program
- Support/24 hour back up from OGVO
- Donation to project
- A letter of recommendation or certificate to participants after program
- Medical assis

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Program Locations

Kumasi, Ghana

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Program Details

Our Generation Voluntary Organisation
  • Ghana: Kumasi
1-2 weeks, 2-4 weeks
Program Type:
Adventure Travel, Au Pair, Career Break, Eco-Tourism, Gap Year Expedition, Work & Travel/Gap Year Jobs
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
From $1500
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