The You & Ghana Foundation offers the opportunity to acquire knowledge and experience and share this within the different projects with local partners. All of them are mainly focussed on the care of mother and child.


All NGO’s and hospitals which the You & Ghana Foundation cooperates with are provided with a Dutch S-BB accreditation which makes our partners an official training institute. For more information, see www.s-bb.nl.


What do we offer?

In the Netherlands:

  • Introduction meeting
  • Preparations for the trip
  • Checklist for the preparations - the 'to do list’
  • Assistance with booking the flight, travel insurance, student finance, etc.
  • Education about tropical diseases and necessary background information for your chosen project
  • Guidance with drafting a plan for your attachment if you are going as a student
  • You & Ghana T-shirt


In Ghana:

  • Airport pick-up
  • Introduction in Accra (assistance with a simcard, withdrawing money, the first groceries etc)
  • Accomodation (Appartement/ hostel/ guesthouse/ host family)
  • Transport to the project
  • Supervision during volunteering/ attachment
  • Stand-by for emergencies



The You & Ghana Foundation offers packages for a stay of 8, 12, 16 and 20 weeks. A deviating travel time is always negotiable. We will look at the possibilities appropriate to your wishes.


Overview costs:

8 weeks: €1250

12 weeks: 1500

16 weeks: 1750

20 weeks: 2000


Participation costs gives the You & Ghana foundation its right to excist. In Addition to participation costs, you pay project costs.


Participation costs: €300

You pay this amount after registration for volunteer work or an internship. You pay the project costs just before departure so you have some extra time to save up.


From You & Ghana we would like to be as transparent as possible in the costs. Below you will find an overview where your money is spend for.

Where do you pay the participation costs for:


Before departure:

  • A good preparation & guidance from the volunteering team
  • Personal introduction meeting
  • A to-do list
  • 5 meetings for volunteers/ students who leave around the same time, to get to know eachother and to discuss all the topics for the preparations. At the last meeting, old volunteers/ students join for a project transfer
  • Classes about tropical diseases + maternity and children
  • Invoice of the air ticket - request this without strings attached
  • Advices about work and travel insurances
  • Advice and/or help with arranging your visa
  • You will get a personal blog on the You & Ghana website
  • Declaration on behaviour (VOG). This is necessary to be able to participate

The project costs:


In Ghana:

  • Airport pick-up en transfer to accommodation
  • Food and drinks + breakfast after arrival
  • Orientation day in Accra
  • Accommodation during your stay
  • Guidance throughout your stay
  • Assistance with renewing the visa
  • Monitoring the projects
  • Maintenance of the accomodations
  • Reliable local contacts and an active safety policy
  • Emergency support

After the trip:

  • You & Ghana meeting to evaluate the trip and project transfer to the new group.



  • Administration costs: € 50,-
  • Airticket to Ghana
  • Vaccinations - inform at the GGD travel department which vaccinations you need
  • Work, travel and cancelation insurance
  • Visa costs (+ the costs for renewal)
  • Workpermit
  • Transport costs from Accra to your project
  • Holidays - you can request for an invoice through our partner organization Jolinaiko ecotours.



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IBAN: NL83 INGB 0007 1335 55

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