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
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.