Ghana

Partner: A Broader View Volunteers
Specialties Needed: EMT’s, Medical & Dental Students, Nurses, and many others
Program Cost & Application Fee: $870
Estimated Economy Airfare: $1200

About A Broader View Volunteers: A Broader View is a USA based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. They offer a unique medical immersion experience for volunteers with flexible dates and length of trips. Volunteers can choose trips that range from one week to two months. Spanish language immersion options are available as well. Finding a location, project, and date to volunteer with these projects is up to the individual and A Broader View is available to help individuals and groups navigate this process.

About the country: Ghana is in West Africa and has a safe and stable democracy. This former British colony is sometimes labelled “Africa for beginners”. There is a rich culture, vibrant colorful markets, diverse wildlife, beautiful beaches and very friendly locals.

About the clinic: Our program is based in the Central Region of Ghana. Medical providers aim to improve health and educational opportunities for the less privileged children in the Buduburam community. The clinic is severely undersized and always packed with patients. It is a government clinic. The hospital is made up of an emergency room, triaged waiting rooms, a general care facility, an ear, nose, and throat center, a birth center, a mental health facility, and a dentist office. The Kasoa clinic is perfect for medical volunteers that are extremely efficient and thrive in high-intensity environments.

ABV Programs Include: Homestay accommodations, 3 meals per day, airport transfers on arrival/departure in Accra, cultural activities and optional tours available.

If you are interested in more information or are thinking about applying for this trip, please contact the Making a Difference Foundation staff through the button below or call us at 866.608.1322.

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