Global Cultural Solution
Focus: Community and Education.
Global-Cultural Solution (GCS) is a vibrant, community development and progress-oriented organisation made up of young persons and dedicated volunteers working together for the development of rural communities.
GCS is a fully registered non-profit volunteer organization established in 2007 by resilient, team players and result-oriented personnel from Ghana to support a wide range of developmental projects in communities where it operates.
GCS seeks to help orphans (by supporting and creating permanent means of income-sustaining activities for the centres) and the less privileged in society. We also endeavour to help the socially marginalized people including children and women.
Most of the orphanages we support are poorly resourced, under staffed, and are facing lots of problems to run the home. GCS currently support different orphanages and children homes in part of Ghana considered the most deprived, specifically Volta and Eastern Regions. The orphanage needs extra pairs of hands to help with the day-to-day running of the project with works like cleaning, cooking and serving food to the children.
Our current operations are in Ghana, specifically in the Volta and Eastern Regions, where it supports projects and individuals throughout the communities but aims to extend our mission to other African countries as well as countries considered to be among the poorest in the world.
Costs & Benefits
Volunteer's role in an orphanage depends on the need of the home as well as the skills and interests of the volunteer. However, volunteers will be involved in the following basic tasks which includes; developing creative programs such as dance, arts, music, etc., cleaning, cooking and food serving, organizing physical and sports activities, assisting in counselling sections, supervising day-to-day activities of the children at the orphanage (e.g., sweeping, bathing, washing, feeding in the morning afternoon and evening, organizing studies, beach, farm trips, excursions, and helping in teaching.
Volunteers will be required to be creative, independent and not afraid to use their own initiative.
Our other programs include; Education & Child Development, Women & Youth Empowerment, Football/Soccer Development, Construction & Rural Development, Agric Extension Capacity building and Basic Health Care.
Cost of Program (All fees quoted in USD):
4 weeks - 400
6 weeks - 600
8 weeks - 750
10 weeks - 1000
12 weeks - 1100
Program Fees Include; Airport pick-up, Orientation, Transportation to project site, accommodation, Daily meals, Certificate of recognition and an opportunity to serve as GCS Ambassador in your city, college or community, In-country support, Volunteer tag, basic local language orientation and placement.
Program Fess Exclude; Round trip international flight, Vaccinations / Hospital bills, transportation to and from project during volunteer work, departure tax, personal expenses and travel insurance.
- Volunteers must be 18 years and over;
- Every religion and nationality is welcome;
- The volunteer must be able to speak and understand English well.
Location: Volta and Eastern Regions - Ghana
Average cost per day: $13
Focus: Working with children and Community Projects
Skills needed: Speak and understand English andover 18 years of age.