Social enterprise hostel in Kumasi, Ghana



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  • Description


    This is a non-profit organization. We empower young women & we have a hostel to fund it. We empower the girls by teaching them how to sew, entrepreneural skills & provide free access to birth control methods and sex education. For the hostel we are looking for a hostel Workawayer for at least 6 months to help our local staff.
    We also accept workawayers who want to help in the garden.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Ghana is a country with a very rich culture wich you can experience best by working together with Ghanaians. That way you will learn the basics of the language, customs, rituals and foods. You will work hand in hand with the Ghanaian team to run the hostel. The team exists of only 9 people and are like a family. You will probably be invited for events and outings with the staff which can give you the real Ghana experience. There is also a nice international community that have dinner here on Friday and go out together.

  • Help


    We are looking for a hostel helper. We have had several Ghanaian hostel managers but a hostel is not very common in Ghana and especially not fotr Ghanaians so the managers always find it hard to understand the vibe and atmosphere of a hostel.

    So we are looking for someone to train the team in understanding what is expected from hostel staff. What people in general are looking for when they come to a hostel and to supervise their tasks. The team knows pretty well what their tasks are so it is mostly about supervising and creating understanding about what a hostel is all about.
    We are also very open to ideas and improvements. So we welcome you with all your experience and creativity! Minimum stay of 6 months for the hostel position. Experience working in a hostel is preferred!

    If you want to help out in the garden, help with eco or art projects, we can accept 1 month stay.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    You will get a bed in a 8-person mixed dorm in the hostel with a cabinet to yourself that can be locked.
    You will sleep and work in the hostel where our kitchen staff prepares 2 meals a day. You can join the kitchen staff to learn all about the Ghanaian dishes or you can teach them one of your own favorites.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Kumasi is a great city with a lot of culture & history. Several daytrips around and even more weekend trips in the country - visit the elephants in Mole national parc, the slave castle in Cape coast or go surfing in Busua!

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have a communal area/restaurant where people generally sit to work. We also have some people who live in Kumasi come in here to work :)

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a big parking space and the place is secured by a gate.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We already have a dog and a cat :)

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 121422387519