Infrastructure and teachers are generally lacking in villages accros the Volta Region which is why we are in need of volunteers to teach at village preschools. Whilst the children are still developing their understanding of spoken English it is a great opportunity to provide them with a new learning opportunity and brings the world one step closer to their village.
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.