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Email: staff@elghana.com
Partner: Americans Serving Abroad Projects is an American non-profit charity organization in New York. Started by a group of former volunteers of our organization, it is listed as top rated non-profits in America. They supports us with volunteers and resources for healthcare programs in Africa. It is gold star rated by guidestar charities rating. Visit their website www.americansservingabroad.com
Partner: The Danish development organization has supported us in the past ten years. We are grateful to the Danish development organization for the support we have received for several years. Denmark’s development policy aims to combat poverty through promotion of human rights and economic growth. Visit their website http://um.dk/en/danida-en/
Dr Prempeh is founder and the current board chairman of Sem-Fronteiras

Dr Prempeh is founder and the current board chairman of Sem-Fronteiras

Dr Agyeman Prempeh: initiated the activities that led to the formation of Sem-Fronteiras Charity organization. In 2001, his private urban planning firm was consulting for several land owners and local chiefs across the lower part of Ghana. He started activism to encourage the local chiefs to invest the land sale proceeds into educations and community development program. most of these villages faced difficult social challenges including teenage pregnancy, HIV/AIDS infections and high rate of school drop outs. At his age, he is not able to be actively involved in the day to day activities of the organization. Dr Prempeh currently serves as the executive chairman of the board.


Agyapong Gyamfi - the executive director of Sem-Fronteiras

Agyapong Gyamfi – the executive director of Sem-Fronteiras

Agyapong Kwaku Gyamfi: Joined the organization in 2003. After college education to pursue B.Sc. Physics, where he had an associate degree in computer science, He had served as a teacher and pursued a post graduate education in rural development. In 2006 he became the head of projects of the organization and oversaw the expansion of the organization’s activities to four other African countries. He redesigned the programs of the organization to welcome volunteers to play a key role in our activities, reducing administrative expenditure, adding a new form of revenue for our operations and expanding the stakeholders and beneficiaries of our work to include international volunteers as well as the needy local people. He currently serves as the executive director of the organization after Dr Prempeh stepped down from that position in 2014.
Partner: The University of Kansas Career Center (UCC) offers a wide range of quality services designed to support and challenge students at all points on the career development and implementation path. Every year, the career center sponsor a platform where we introduce our works to students and faculty. This helps us to attract volunteers to be part of our work. Visit their website at http://career.ku.edu/
Partners: We are grateful to all the district directorates of the Ghana health services that have supported us including the Upper Denkyira District, the Central Gonja district, the Sawla-Tuna-Kaba district, the Kumasi metro, the Atwima Nwabiagya District, the Twifo Praso district, the offinso south municipal, the offinso north district, the lower denkyira district, the the Awutu Senya East Municipal, the Akuapim North district and the rest.


Dora Kyei Kwarteng - Volunteers Cordinator

Dora Kyei Kwarteng – Volunteers Cordinator

Dora Kyei Kwarteng: Joined the organization in 2007. She was a school teacher for seven years before joining our organization. Right from college after her education degree, Dora was interested in working to improve the lives of children in challenged communities. She loved her work as a teacher. Dora saw an opportunity to do more for the children in challenged communities if she joined the organization. She was glad to work with us as our volunteers coordinator and has worked to design programs and services to improve the lives and experience of volunteers who come to Africa to work with our organization. She is charismatic, adventuress and fun loving person who makes volunteers feel right at home from the first day.


Francis Donkor is the head of finance and administration

Francis Donkor is the head of finance and administration

Francis Donkor: Worked as the district manager for the cocoa buying company Olam Ghana ltd before joining our team in 2007. Francis Donkor as a certified accountant managed over 30 purchasing clerks for his district for 8 years before joining us. He is the head of finance and administration.
Partner: The ministry of education, Ghana has been a long time partner supporting us through their district offices to identify and get to work in schools very deprived in needy communities.
Partners: His royal highness, the paramount chief of offinsoman, Nana Wiafe Akenten III and the offinso traditional council, His royal highness, the paramount chief of Manso Nkwanta, Nana Bi-Kusi Appiah and the Manso Nkwanta traditional council. The Chief of Akyem Achiase.


Mike Owusu is the deputy projects director in charge of field and network relations

Mike Owusu is the deputy projects director in charge of field and network relations

Mike Owusu: With a great passion in community development, Mike has been working with our organization as the deputy director of projects, specifically in charge of field works and network relations. Mike holds a post graduate degree in Social science from the University of Science and technology where he had early pursued his bachelors degree.


Emmanuel Peprah is the special assistant to the executive director

Emmanuel Peprah is the special assistant to the executive director

Emmanuel Peprah: A professional geologist, Emmanuel left the mining company to join our team after he saw how the lives of local people were seriously affected by mining activities. Emmanuel serves as special assistant to the head of projects handling most of his day to day responsibilities.
Partner: The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in Ghana
Partners: Travel for good travel and tour services.


Stella Poku: Very heart-warming, ever-ready to help. Stella is the front desk manager at the main office.


Alice Fredua Agyeman is the assistant volunteers cordinator

Alice Fredua Agyeman is the assistant volunteers cordinator

Alice Fredua Agyeman: Is the Assistant to Dora Kyei Kwarteng. Alice is one of the fun loving ladies you will experience when working with us as a volunteer. She has an associate degree in tourism.

Work, Learn, Fun, Adventure
Medical group work

Summary of Medical Volunteer in Africa mission trip work

Medical volunteers in Africa help us provide healthcare to people in poor places with no health center. Volunteering in Africa medical mission trip help care for babies who were born at home and have never been seen by a healthcare professional. Medical volunteer work in Africa offer hands on experience for medical students, student nurses, and other medical education programs like pre-med, as well.
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Summary of Medical Volunteer in Africa mission trip work

student nurse volunteer work in Africa for hands on practical learning whiles assisting local nurses and doctors, nurse volunteer in African clinic or hospital in Africa to support the limited staff and help train nurse assistants to improve service. Pre-Med student volunteer in Africa to learn from local health professionals and healthcare delivery in Africa. Medical student volunteer in Africa for indepth practical hands on experience caring for patients and directly learning from doctors. Apply to volunteer in Africa with us today, help us make a difference volunteering in Africa
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Summary of Community, Children, Orphanage Volunteer in Africa work

volunteer in Africa on this project to offer after school help to children, particularly orphans. Volunteering in Africa will enable you help us run our Africa literacy project. Volunteers in Africa encourage and motivate other families to foster orphans. If you volunteered in Africa with us, then you helped us introduce children to educational games like chess and writing competitions.
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Summary of Community, Children, Orphanage Volunteer in Africa mission trip

Volunteer in Africa to help us build classroom tables and chairs. Volunteering with us in Africa will enable us get your help in running the Literacy project. Volunteers in Africa help us educate community mothers, girls and school children on subjects relating to their welfare and development like nutrition, sexual assault, dental hygiene, wound care, Water safety etc. The volunteer work in Africa includes engaging children in games and dancing for recreation.
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SAFARI AND PLACES OF INTEREST for Volunteers in Africa
Explore new things and places in Africa when you volunteer in Africa, and discover fascinating wildlife, cultures, people and places. That makes your trip to volunteer abroad one of a lifetime. We help a volunteer plan or the volunteers can join our organized safari and places of interest trips. We provide information on the historical sites for volunteers and things to do abroad in Africa. Staff escort the volunteer to places of interest and safari, our support team is there for the volunteers in Africa.
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Volunteers learning local language in Africa
Volunteers preparing to come to Africa can request a copy of audio file of popular local words and phrases in Africa. This help a volunteer interact well in Africa with the locals with some few local language phrases or words. A volunteer in Africa can express thanks and greet in the local language. A volunteer abroad in Africa can become a darling to many people if the volunteer can utter some few local syllabus to their dismay. So why don't a volunteer on way to Africa take the chance to learn something before arriving.
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Immersion of Volunteers into African Culture

If you volunteer abroad in Africa with us, expect to be immersed in the culture of the people. It is part of the program to volunteer in Africa. In Africa, volunteers will attend social events like traditional weddings, birthday parties, with the host family or as a team on a volunteer in Africa mission trip. We organize activities like drumming and dancing, language lessons for volunteers to further improve the volunteers work in Africa. We choose communities which are notably hospitable and rich in culture for our Africa volunteer work opportunities. Come volunteer in Africa with us and have cultural immersion as part of the program.
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Pre departure documentation to prepare to volunteer in Africa

Inclusive in each volunteer abroad in Africa pre-departure pack are; Country overview, How to make the most of the volunteer in Africa placement, Required vaccinations for the volunteer to travel abroad, Packing list for the volunteers trip to Africa, Staying in touch with family and friends whilst volunteering in Africa, Food and drinks in Africa, transportation for volunteers in Africa, Climate, Safety measures, Money and Budgeting for volunteers' trip, Applying for visa to volunteer in Africa, Planning a Safari and places to visit while volunteering in Africa, useful websites and information resources in Africa for a volunteer. Commonly used local language phrases and their meanings and more.
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Accommodation for Volunteers in Africa

We provide two types of accommodation. An African host family for volunteers, and a hotel accommodation for group volunteering in Africa. If you volunteer in Africa with us, your host families are open to learn and share cultures and perspectives.
In some homes and hotels for volunteers coming to Africa, there are internet services. You will have your own room or share with another volunteer in Africa. a room for a volunteer in Africa is furnished. A room may rooms have television, fan, air-condition, own bath and/or toilet. All hotels for group volunteers have own bath, fan or aircondtion, shower and sometimes hot water.
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Meals for volunteers in Africa

A volunteer is served with breakfeast, lunch and dinner. However depending on the time and distance between your work place and home, a volunteer working in Africa might have to eat snack for lunch on most working days. Volunteer in Africa are offered both local and continental foods. Volunteer in Africa and have the best of organic foods, fruits and vegetables. Volunteering in Africa, you will have rice, corn, chicken, beans, beef, bread, eggs, tea, coffee, truly fresh and organic fruits regularly as part of your meals.
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Travel and Health Insurance for our volunteers in Africa

Insurance for volunteers during time volunteering in Africa is inclusive in fees paid. $50,000 medical maximum @ $100 deductible. In addition to the medical benefits, the plan also provides the following additional features: * $300,000 for Emergency Medical Evacuation! * $10,000 for Emergency Reunion! (brings your family to your bedside in the event of a medical emergency evacuation) * $5,000 Trip cancellation benefit * $250 Lost checked luggage benefit * $25,000.00 of Accidental Death * Terrorism Coverage (see brochure for details) and more. Freedom of mind to volunteer in Africa.
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Visa for volunteers to come to Africa
Almost all our volunteers are from places or with passports that require visas before you can travel to volunteer in Africa. We provide the relevant documents for the volunteer to apply for visa to come volunteer abroad in Africa with us. We are able to arrange for volunteers to pick visa upon arrival but it is a situation we rather avoid as much as possible. The volunteer should therefore apply for the visa and get their visa before traveling to Africa. Normal processing time is two to three weeks so plan ahead of time.
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Flight to volunteer in Africa

We help volunteers get the most affordable flight to travel to Africa to volunteer. We connect with some travel companies, get corporate discounts and use leverages to get good deals most times for volunteers. However a volunteer is independent in making his/her flight decisions to travel abroad to volunteer with us in Africa. Make your search, tell us the best deal you got, we will then run our search and inquiries and let you know the results so you can decide. And do not worry about the arrival time, we shall be at the airport to meet you and pick you up.
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Communicating with friends and family while volunteering in Africa
Each volunteer is giving a pay as you go mobile phone service, mobile phones are provided to volunteers in Africa. The phone must be returned in its good shape upon departure. If there is going to be more than one volunteer in a host house, we may choose to provide one mobile phone for the household volunteers or as much as our inventory can provide. Most of our accommodation places for volunteers in Africa have mobile phone coverage. A volunteer could go to Africa with own phone and we shall provide the volunteer the pay as you go sim Card. The phone must be a GSM enabled phone.
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Reference letters for volunteers after volunteering in Africa

We provide all who volunteer in Africa with us a citation detailing your work activities, social activities, cultural immersion, endurance, sacrifice, impact, experiences and uniqueness. If you are an American citizen or a permanent resident of the United States, the hours spent volunteering with us qualify for the President's Volunteer Service Awards program, and we will credit you with those hours. The award is a medal, personalized certificate and congratulatory letter from the President of United States. For those who are seeking academic credits, or volunteering as part of an elective program, we complete the neccesary documents as well. We also provide reference letters and testimonials for our volunteers anytime requested and needed to pursue employment, promotion or college application. There is no limit to time or number of requests you can make.
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Wny volunteer in Africa

Wondering why you should volunteer in Africa or find the best volunteer in Africa programs, Our volunteer in Africa opportunities offer free volunteering work in Africa best for you to make an impact and learn. Please click on link to explore more.
Honored Recognitions
"We could not do what we do without them!" - Americans Serving Abroad Projects Inc. A U.S. non-profit organization. Verify here
Year 2009 - National Geographic's 1 of "The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life" - Verify here.