Frequently asked questions
What are the estimated monthly costs in Ghana? (as a volunteer)
If you intend to cook more often at the house and in general spend your money more sparingly you might not need more than 150€
Concluding, costs of living depend on your living style so the estimations should just provide perceived reference
How does the daily routine within the NGO look like? (as a volunteer)
PR related work is extremely important for ANOPA. Therefore, you need to update the social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram as well as the website you are just reading
ANOPA wants to improve its processes by monitoring & evaluation. It is wished that volunteers gather data based on the tools of the system and further develop the manual
Preparation is key in order to guarantee an effective training session. Thus, volunteers should communicate with the local coaches frequently and put up short, medium and long term training plans which should also be monitored and evaluated.
In the afternoon, the training sessions take place. Due to lack resources, we sometimes need limit ourselves to just a few sport offers. However, inclusive swimming is our key element and is always conducted.
Flexibility is something that is requested when you come and work in Ghana. Generally, it can be said that the way of working differs from the one most volunteers are used to from their own country. Thus, you need to be able to adjust. Anyway, your own input and initiative is highly welcomed. ANOPA grew along the years due to the engagement of different people with different backgrounds. That’s why we say we want to approach our work and projects with different views.