RVO Community Work and Tour
Focus: Education and Community.
Our uniquely designed 1 week Community Voluntary Work and 1 week Travel program enables people to travel to beautiful and exotic Ghana to do a 1 week community volunteer work (support to vulnerable children/orphans, building new orphanage construction as community development in Ghana), cultural immersion, Teaching, Care giving and HIV Aids community education/presentation and 1 week travels to some of the unique tourist attractions in Ghana for sightseeing.
This program offers people a unique opportunity to give a helping hand to vulnerable/orphans in Ghana by way of joining a community project for 1-week, this includes, orientation about the local culture, history, religious issues and orphanage work.
After 1 week of community volunteer work, participants begin a 1 week tour to some of the unique and popular tourist attractions across Ghana.
Costs & Benefits
1st WEEK ORPHANAGE, SCHOOL TEACHING AND HIV AIDS OUTREACH PROJECT INFORMATION :( DAYS 1-7)
Volunteer main responsibilities at Orphanage (DAY 1- DAY 3):
o Develop creative programs such as dance, arts, music, etc.
o Clean, cook and serve food
o Organize physical and sports activities
o Assist the staff in counselling the children
o Teach Basic English
A typical day of a volunteer in the Project:
Morning: Help the children to brush their teeth and get them dressed. Serve breakfast and tidy their beds. Teach the children about health and hygiene
Day: Serve Lunch. Take care of the children in the orphanage. Help them to learn some basic conversational English in fun and playful manner. Arrange for activities like games, music, drawing, etc. Bring children back from school and help them in their homework
Evening: Serve dinner to the children. Help in the kitchen and also in washing dishes, clothes and cleaning of the orphanage premises, put them to bed.
Volunteer main responsibilities at School Teaching (DAY 4- DAY 5) :
Teaching English, Math's, Sporting activities and Creative art.
Helping them to learn their lessons
Check their dresses, and check the neatness and the cleanliness of the kids when they report at school every morning.
Play games (educational and environmental)
Volunteer main responsibilities at HIV AIDS OUTREACH PROJECT (DAY 6- DAY 7) :
Participants would be working with AHFOG, you will be expected to work with HIV/AIDS educationist/experts to reach out prostitutes at hotels, Red light areas and deliver the message of abstinence and protection etc.
In addition to this, participants would be engaging in various local level demonstration and presentation activities at the following places:
o Community education
o Churches education
o Schools education
o Hairdresser's education
o Shoemakers education
o Markets/ Shopping centres education
o Lorry parks demonstration activities to increase the awareness campaign in the Ghanaian communities.
o You will also engage in house-to-house education
o You will sometimes spend time with those affected by the disease, by helping them to take their medicines regularly as well as giving them care and comfort.
o Community education through drama.
2ND WEEK TRAVEL ITNERY :( DAYS 7-14)
Fees for this program are 800 USD
What fee covers?
1. Airport meeting and hotel transfer for the first night of arrival.
Air-conditioned Transportation throughout your stay in Ghana.
2. Three (3) time's daily local and international meal ,home -stay and hotel accommodation Free internet service in our office, Donation to project, Orientation, placement, assistance and adjustment, program and volunteer co-ordination/ staff support
3. Escort to the airport after Program, R.V.O shall present a letter of recommendation and certificate to participants after Program.
4. Transportation, food and hotel accommodation during tours.
What fee does not cover?
o Entering fees for any tourist place/ Smoking /drinks and clubbing
o Air ticket
o Buying gifts/souvenirs for friends and family members back home.
Volunteers must be aged 18 years old and over.
RVO COMMUNITY WORK AND TRAVEL IN GHANA
BOX RY 655,
Location: RAILWAYS-KUMASI, GHANA
Average cost per day:£ $60
Focus: Education and Community.
Skills needed: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.