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Discover Ghana by volunteering with us in Komenda. This project offers the opportunity to make a life long impact.

The Experience of a Lifetime

Our volunteer abroad program is guaranteed to bring you an experience like no other.  If you are looking for a volunteer abroad program that directly impacts a child's life, while immersing yourself in the rich culture of a beach town, then you are in the right place. You will get the chance to work hands on with school staff to provide quality education to the students, while also helping to facilitate our innovative programs. 

About Komenda

Komenda is a remote town located in the Central Region of Ghana. Within less than 100 kms from historic and tourist towns Cape Coast and Elmina, Komenda is a hidden treasure with great opportunity for exploration and relaxation. The rich culture and warmth of the people of Komenda makes this place a fascinating and intriguing place to visit.

Beautiful beaches of Komenda

 

Why Volunteer with Us

Meaningful and Innovative Projects

Work on a project to impact the youth and community in Komenda. Our projects are creative and innovative unlike any other volunteer program. Volunteers get to work on fun projects such as facilitating tech and design lab workshops.

Who is this for?

  • Individuals looking for gap year programs

  • Those looking for new cultural immersion and experience

  • University and graduate students

  • Professionals seeking to impact a remote village/town

A week in the life of a Volunteer

Marking assignments and helping students with homework after school

Monday

Facilitating tech workshops after school

Tuesday

Facilitating career building workshops to teach students about various careers 

Wednesday

Design Lab: Teach students the design of arts and crafts

Thursday

Socialize with locals and other volunteers and learn about the Komenda culture

Friday Night

Go on a sightseeing trip while indulging in the rich history of Ghana

Saturday

This only serves as a guide for typical week. Note that this weekly schedule could be in a different order of activities, and will be specific based on program chosen and available.  

 

Our Programs

TEACHING
You will assist teachers in marking assignments, and improve teaching and learning skills of students. You will also  facilitate homework and reading club to distribute school supplies and materials to those in need. 
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Technoology
You will teach youth STEM concepts, ranging from coding to building websites and facilitate tech workshops. You will be involved in Innovation Competition to empower youth to build problem solving skills.
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TECHNOLOGY
CAREER BUILDING 
You will coordinate career workshops and mentoring activities in a fun and welcoming environment, making sure students learn about various career paths and what it takes to land the career of their dream.
CAREER BUILDING
DESIGN LAB
You will help improve design skills by facilitating hands on activities related to engineering and other STEM industries. Students will also learn design thinking skills to develop their innovative and creative skills. 
DESIGN LAB
SPORTS
You get a chance to teach students new and exciting sports activities after school. You will be involved in organizing tournaments between classes and ensuring that students participate in activities
SPORTS

For detailed information on our programs, our brochure provides full descriptions of what to expect in each program. 

 

Fun activities to make your experience memorable

 
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FESTIVITIES

The Komenda festival (Afahye) occurs during the first week of September

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LOCAL MARKET

Indulge with locals at the outdoor bustling Komenda market

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SIGHTSEEING

Experience enchanting caves, the Komenda fort, and the fascinating sugar factory

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FISHING

Learn the unique techniques of fishing with the locals

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DAY TRIPS

Spend a day in the busy streets of Accra, the capital of Ghana

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BEACH TOWN

Relax on the beautiful white sand beaches and experience breathtaking views

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NIGHTLIFE

Enjoy game nights, weekend socials and the Komenda nightlife

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CULTURAL IMMERSION

Immerse yourself in cultural dance, music and language

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KAKUM PARK

Go on a rope bridge canopy walk in amazing Kakum National Park

Unbeatable Prices...

 

Note that flight and insurance costs are not included in the price. We have recommendations on trusted flights and insurance providers to book your trip. 

What is included in the price?

  • Airport pickup and drop off

  • Volunteer handbook and guide

  • Placement for volunteer program

  • Accommodation

  • Orientation

  • Tour of Komenda and its history

  • 24/7 support at volunteer site

  • 3 meals per day

  • Certificate of recognition

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What our visitors say

 

Komenda is so beautiful, a hidden paradise in Ghana with friendly locals. I would definitely visit again. 

Traveler