• Program: Volunteer Ghana
  • Location: Koforidua
  • Minimum Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Language Requirement: English
  • Airport Pick-up: $75
  • Suitable for Groups: Yes
  • Travel Insurance: No, but mandatory
  • Local Language Class: 1 Week Included
  • Region: Eastern Region
  • Project Site: High Schools
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Accommodation: Volunteer Dormitory
  • Meals Included: 2 Meals - Monday to Friday
  • Suitable for Families: Yes
  • Start Dates: Every Other Friday
  • Closed Dates: See program guide

Overview

In order to achieve its goal of becoming a developed country by 2029, Ghana needs to strengthen and upskill its workforce for the future; join the uVolunteer IT and Computer Education Project to equip high school students with the basic ICT skills necessary to make a positive contribution to Ghana’s growing economy and secure a bright future for themselves.

Computer skills are increasingly desirable in Ghana, where rising tourism is creating more jobs and contributing to a rapidly developing economy. With your help, disadvantaged high school children in Ghana can pick up simple ICT knowledge like basic computer functionality and experience with programs like Microsoft Office, improving their skillset and enhancing their employability. Share your skills and encourage students to fulfil their own potential - find out more about IT and computer education volunteering in Ghana by downloading the brochure.

Your Role

As an IT and computer education volunteer in Ghana, you’ll support high school children in their educational development. Teaching basic skills like computer functionality, typing and use of simple programs like Microsoft Office, you’ll help students realize their potential and broaden their horizons.

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Work Schedule

IT and computer education volunteers work four days per week, from Monday to Thursday. Working hours are from 8am until 2pm each day.

Journey to Project

The schools where you will be working will either be a 20 minute bus ride, or a short walk from the volunteer dormitory.

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