Group Program Itinerary

Group Program Itinerary:

 

1st day:                                     

 

AKWAABA – WELCOME


Arrive in Accra, Ghana. Transfer from airport to VPWA Head office. Shown your new residence. Welcome drink and orientation. Dinner provided.

 

2nd day:

 

Orientation on Ghana and Accra City tour

 

Morning: Undergo an orientation of Ghanaian social structure , lectures on political and economic history, survival language lessons, cultural do’s and don’ts, health matters, socially accepted behaviors, work ethics in Ghana, expectations of the institution and the host project. The language lessons will be to learn some basics of Twi language and be able to respond to greetings and simple questions which Ghanaians will be asking you as you go about your duties. Ghanaians are generally friendly people and greeting one another is part of the culture.

 

Afternoon:  Accra City tour. You will drive through the administrative and economic districts of Accra, Capital of Ghana. This 128-year-old city has a blend of colonial and modern architecture. You will visit the, Independence Square and James Town where you will see James Fort and Usher fort. A possible climb on ‘light house’ to see Accra from above.

 

 

3rd day:

 

Morning: Orientation on health care in Ghana.  A visit to the District/Municipal Health Directorate where an orientation will be offered to volunteers on health care in Ghana and detailed presentation on health situation in the communities for which volunteers will be volunteering.  

 

Mid day: A visit to the first community for which the medical outreach team will be expected to start work. This is familiarisation tour to know the community and meet the Chief of the village.  

 

4th Day:

 

Work starts! Each morning, a bus will bring volunteers and medical supplies, equipments to the community for the outreach to commence. You will be expected to start your work from Monday to Friday (9:00am-2pm) except on public holidays and weekends.

 

 

Weekends:

 

Weekend is for group tour included in your cost of volunteering.

 

Tours for two weeks group volunteers:

  1. Accra City tour(James Fort, Usher Fort, Independence Square, Makola Market & Osu (Greater Accra Region)
  2. Visit to Cape Coast Castle (Central Region
  3. Visit to VPWA Green Ghana Project Site(Eastern Region
  4. Visit to Kakum National Park (Central Region
  5. Visit to Hans Crocodile (Central Region)

 

Tours for four weeks group volunteers:

 

1.               Accra City tour(James Fort, Usher Fort, Independence Square, Makola Market & Osu (Greater Accra Region)

2.               Visit to Cape Coast Castle (Central Region

3.               Visit to VPWA Green Ghana Project Site(Eastern Region

4.               Visit to Kakum National Park (Central Region

5.               Visit to Hans Crocodile (Central Region)

6.               Visit to Elmina Castle (Central Region)

7.               Visit to Wli waterfalls (Volta Region)

8.               Visit to Mountain Afadjato (Volta Region)

9.               Visit to Mole National Park (Northern Region)

 

You shall be provided with meals: 2x daily. (Breakfast & Dinner-Inclusive in total package

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