25 trees will be planted on your behalf for every experience purchased, via our partnership with One Tree Planted.
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By joining a building project, you will bring the (wo)manpower that is needed to fuel the construction. Projects are selected by community need. This therefore creates a variety of different projects. Education and sanitation are usually at the top of the list, but we are also very keen for participants to work on recreational projects, such as pitch flattening and community centres. These often provide a great focal point for the community
You will join a team of other participants and locals, all of whom will work closely together for the common goal. The Ghanaian workers are skilled and know how to use the local materials, so they will act as your guide and no doubt, teach you many 'tricks of the trade', ensuring the construction can be done quickly and efficiently. Since the projects vary, so do the tasks, but keep in mind this is physical work. There will be days that challenge you because they are strenuous, but don't be put off. All of the projects accommodate participants of reasonable physical fitness and you will never be asked to do anything that you do not want to do. Chances are, you will find that being outdoors and working as a team is a fun and truly rewarding experience!
Please be advised that the daily transportation costs to and from your program are not included and must therefore be paid by yourself throughout the course of your stay. Those costs may range from 2 - 5 Euros per day.
Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.