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Volunteer and Travel Program

This is a great option when you only have a couple of weeks available and you want to make the most of your time. It combines a week or two of volunteering with a week of travelling and sightseeing.


Volunteer placements include:

(Placement availability will vary)

You will stay with a host family during this time.


The travel itinerary emphasizes culture and eco-tourism. Accommodation is in comfortable but simple guesthouses rather than luxury resorts, helping to keep the tour affordable.

Inquire about upcoming dates

or book your own date (min. 3 people)


Cost: $500 per person for 2 weeks, $750 for 3 weeks*


Price includes:


Volunteering Program

  • Airport pickup and overnight accommodation in Accra

  • Meals in Accra

  • Transportation to placement

  • Accommodation, including 2 meals per day, with host family


Travel Program

  • Admission to all tourist sites

  • Accommodation

  • Transportation

  • Drop-off at airport


*Meals not included during travel program – we recommend you budget $200 for food

Volunteer Program


Day 1: Arrive in Accra, stay overnight

Day 2: Travel to placement location in Ashanti Region

Day 3 to end: Volunteer at placement; stay with host family


Travel Program


Day 1: Mountain hike and visit to caves near Nsuta


Day 2: Adanwomase: a traditional kente village where you can learn about kente weaving and tour the chief’s palace, traditional shrine and cocoa farm


Day 3: Kumasi: Visit the Cultural Centre where traditional crafts are on display. Manhyia Palace Museum, the former palace of the Asantehene, or king of the Ashanti people. Central Market, the largest open-air market in West Africa.


Day 4: Lake Bosumtwi, the largest natural lake in Ghana. Choice of horse riding, cycling, hiking, swimming, or relaxing by the lake.


Day 5: Cape Coast: Visit Cape Coast Castle, a former slave castle that is now a museum. An evening of drumming and dancing


Day 6: Kakum National Park: Rainforest canopy walk consisting of 7 suspension bridges. Lunch in Cape Coast and travel to Accra


Day 7: Departure: Visit to Labadi Beach in Accra if your flight leaves in the afternoon or evening

Register or find out more information here.

Education Center
Education Center

Volunteers read stories to and with groups of children in the library.

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Education Center
Education Center

Kids practise basic computer skills.

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Labadi Beach

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Education Center
Education Center

Volunteers read stories to and with groups of children in the library.

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