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

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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

TEACHIN
TEACHING
TEACHIN
TECHNOLOGY
CAREER BUILDING
DESIGN LAB
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

 
FESTIVITIES

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

LOCAL MARKET

Indulge with locals at the outdoor bustling Komenda market

SIGHTSEEING

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

FISHING

Learn the unique techniques of fishing with the locals

DAY TRIPS

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

BEACH TOWN

Relax on the beautiful white sand beaches and experience breathtaking views

NIGHTLIFE

Enjoy game nights, weekend socials and the Komenda nightlife

CULTURAL IMMERSION

Immerse yourself in cultural dance, music and language

KAKUM PARK

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

Unbeatable Prices...

 
  • One Week

    This package includes a one week volunteer experience in Komenda. 

    Bookings available January 2021

    Price:

    $170

  • Two Weeks

    This package includes a two week volunteer experience in Komenda. 

    Bookings available January 2021

    Price:

    $270

  • Three Weeks

    This package includes a three week volunteer experience in Komenda. 

    Bookings available January 2021

    Price:

    $370

  • Four Weeks

    This package includes a month volunteer experience in Komenda. 

    Bookings available January 2021

    Price:

    $450

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 our visitors say

 

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

Traveler

© 2019 

The Komenda Project is an incorporated non-for-profit organization in Canada under the business registration number 747370534RC0001

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Warm hearted locals in Komenda

Mingle with locals in Komenda