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Building in Ghana

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks


Throughout the year


Volunteers don't need to have any specialist experience, just enthusiasm and energy! Experienced local masons, carpenters and craftsmen will lead the group, teaching you the required skills and supervising your work.


  • English

Cost in US$:

From 795 GBP

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

- A comprehensive information booklet and pre-departure support
- Travel advice and assistance
- Pick up at Accra airport
- Transfer to the village
- Local introductions and tours
- Training, including health & safety and cultural introduction
- Local language lessons given by the Headmaster of the school
- Accommodation (shared with other volunteers)
- Food
- Ongoing support, help and advice from our local team

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health Education
  • Public Health
  • Teaching
  • Tree Planting
  • Water Projects
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

There are normally 6-12 volunteers at one time, ranging in age from 18 to 75 years old. The majority of volunteers are between 18 and 35.

Age Range


This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-12

Application Process Involves

  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application