Stay with the Amazing Kids. Home away from home.

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Ghana

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a registered kindergarten with over 30 Amazing children in Kumasi, the garden city of Ghana, West Africa. The school is located in the Manhyia constituency in Kumasi where we have the Manhyia Palace. The palace is the seat of the Asantehene, the king of Ashanti Kingdom. We aim to provide quality and inclusive childhood development services to the children in the community through play, dance and singing. Many of our children come from difficult backgrounds and therefore require a lot of care, attention, encouragement and most importantly companionship. The experience of helping vulnerable children, while it can be emotionally difficult, is a positive and a life changing one. Volunteers supply critical support to the teachers at the preschool, who are greatly under resourced. The children greatly benefit from the support and attention that they receive from volunteers who are appreciated by the local teachers and the children. Volunteers will help on a multitude of tasks within the preschool, helping to run daily activities and supply the care and education these children deserve.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Babysitting / child care
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn the local language, eat and prepare the local foods, mingle with the local community, make new friends, visit local markets, learn how to play the local drum etc.

  • Help

    Help

    As a preschool volunteer you will assist our local teachers in welcoming kids to the center in the morning and providing teaching sessions. Help them with their homework, play games, sing songs, indulge in arts and drama and social education. You will teach basics such as phonics, days of the week, shapes, beginners English, French or even your native language and games to keep them entertained. You will also assist in either cooking or serving food to the kids and making sure they have had enough food. In exchange volunteers will receive free accommodation including meals 3 times per day. We will welcome any new ideas from volunteers. You can choose to stay for weeks or months.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer free and comfortable accommodation in a shared room, with water and electricity, with tasty food 3 times a day in the school apartment. There is a separate kitchen for those who would love to prepare their native food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers will work 5 days a week. Saturday's and Sunday's will be your day off. Our project base Kumasi is a location of rich African Culture. You will visit the Kumasi Arts and Cultural center where you can learn how to play the local drum and the local dance. It is set within peaceful, shaded grounds and includes crafts workshops, where you can see brass working, woodcarving, pottery making, batik cloth dyeing, kente cloth weaving as well as a gallery and craft shop. Visit the Lake bosomtwe being the only natural lake in Ghana, The central market being the largest open-air market in west Africa.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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