AllยปGhana-Volta Aid Foundation Medical Help

Ghana-Volta Aid Foundation Medical Help

Project id:367
Date submitted:2013-10-25
Date approved:2013-10-28
Project name:Volta Aid Foundation - Medical Help
Short description:Volunteer in a local hospital or clinic
Country name:Ghana
Region name:Africa
Address:A5/54 Glalah Street
PO Box HP517
Ho
Volta Region
Ghana
Commitment:No commitment required
Type of work:Medical
Required skills:Studying or studied medicine or another related field.
Costs:Less than 500 USD / month
Contact person:Eric
Email:    (Note: email address is triple protected from spammers.)
Website: http://www.voltaaidfoundation.org
Phone:+233 20 844 2407
Full description:African hospitals are, to the Western eye, a myriad of people in waiting rooms, concrete cellars and a pay-before-you-get-help scheme. These hospitals and clinics service entire regions and people can travel hours to seek medical help. Being a volunteer at one of these hospitals or clinics you will see first hand how these committed staff members go about their crucial work. You will have the oppo
Additional info:At VAF we do not believe in volunteers paying exorbitant fees and 'administrative costs' when all you want to do is come and make a difference. VAF is a real, practical organization and we know exactly what volunteers need and want.

All program fees are inclusive of accommodation with a local Ghanaian family, food - three meals a day supplied by the host family including drinking water, airport pickup and transfer and a contribution to VAF and your program. As a sign of trust no deposit is required.

As a foreigner in another country the actual volunteering is only part of the stay. As a volunteer you will be submersing yourself in another culture, learning the ways of life from your co-workers, getting to know the local children, and integrating yourself within your host family.