About the local hosting organizationICYE GHANA Children home located at Danase Kumasi in theAshanti region. Their vision is for children to become adult, civic leaders in their communities, and leaders in the nation of Ghana. Target Group: Children and young adults with autistic spectrum syndrome, cerebral palsy, attention deficit disorder, down syndrome and a range of other learning difficulties and disabilities. Aims: To professionally manage a combined educational, social and medical rehabilitationcentre for children, young adults experiencing developmental, andlife challenges caused by disability. To provide persons living with various forms of disability the opportunity to lead a fulfilling life. To tailor curriculum to individual needs. To provide special educational training to aspiring teachers To create disability awareness in the community. To promote inclusiveness.
About the volunteer workThe volunteers is expected to assist in the above mentioned activities, assisting in the area where the children need help (Bath, brushing ofteeth, prepare them for school, assisting them in doing their homework, feeding or helping them take breakfast) Be a supportive, helping hand in the project with daily activities, organizing or supporting them. Taking the children to the clinic when they are sick. Volunteers are also to develop and organize programmes in collaboration with the project heads based on their personal interest or talents.
Local accommodationThe project would provide accommodation for the volunteers. This is either host family or the volunteers stay in the project. Volunteers must be open minded, they will be sharing rooms with other volunteers.
About the project locationIt is located in a residential area of Ga South in new Gbawe. The area lacks specialist facilities such as a school for special needs. It is very vibrant community close to beaches such as Bojo.
Extra info about the projectParticipation : 4 semaines à 16 semaines. Frais supplémentaires : 450 € pour 4 semaines, 75 € pour chaque semaine additionnelle. Le projet est ouvert toute l'année, la date d'arrivée est libre.