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CorpsAfrica Volunteers in Ghana in 2023 For Young Ghanaians (Published by Ifeoma Chuks on March 6, 2023) Tell Me About Award: “CorpsAfrica Volunteers undergo one month of Pre-Service Training and then serve for ten months in a community chosen for its perceived need, the existence of local partners and essential infrastructure, location, and other criteria. […]

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Accra, Ghana- 31st July 2023 – CorpsAfrica/Ghana, a non-profit organization that recruits, trains, and deploys volunteers to facilitate community-led projects, has organized its maiden edition of “Project Demo Day” (PDD) at the Ecobank Head office in Accra. The PDD ceremony, which was inspired by the American TV show Shark Tank, aimed at getting volunteer projects […]

Volunteering Diaries of Victor Annani Togborlo

Written by CorpsAfrica/Ghana Volunteer Mr. Victor Annani Togborlo It was an ineffable nostalgia when I entered the KG2 classroom. At the same time though, I couldn’t help feeling slightly wistful about a congested class of 45 young holy souls being taught by Miss B alone. Memories of my early days in school were flickering through […]

Journey to Kanfiehiyili

Written by CorpsAfrica/Ghana Volunteer Ms. Victoria Wintonya Ndebugri At approximately 30 minutes past 10:00 am, I left home to meet my Field Liaison Officer and some of my Volunteer colleagues to start our deployment. I was excited to see my colleagues again after our memorable moments at our Pre-Service Training (PST). We started dropping off […]

My First Week in Gumo

Everything that we go through is a preparation for something ahead. I attended a university and as part of the requirements to obtain a degree, students were expected to stay in a rural community for 8 weeks for the first 2 years in the university. I was very sad having to leave my parents for […]

Volunteering Adventures

Written by CorpsAfrica/Ghana Volunteer Mr. Victor Annani Togborlo (Dreams) A community far away from the population and the deafening noise of the city. The cold breeze at night in the calmness of a small community. The warm but pleasant breeze that ushers you into a new day and the freshness of the air that connects […]

Life as a CorpsAfrica Volunteer, the Journey So Far

Written by CorpsAfrica/Ghana Volunteer Mr. Iddrisu Issahaku My life has been full of anxiety ever since the CorpsAfrica journey started; an anxiety that moves from one stage to the other. After putting in my application in July 2021, I was anxious about whether I would be invited for an interview or not. After I was […]

My Integration Journey in Wamale Community

Written by CorpsAfrica/Ghana Volunteer, Rahinatu Mohammed My thoughts on being deployed to my community began during the last week of Pre-Service Training (PST). I was looking forward to the community experience and at the same time, I was anxious about what it would be like. An inner voice kept on assuring me that it would […]

The End from the Start: Walking the Volunteer Talk

Written by CorpsAfrica/Ghana Volunteer Mr. Daniel Akebe Amoah (One Danny) On my first night on site, I thought it was going to be a night that I would be on anesthesia to sleep away not just my stress and worries but my fears. Someone will ask if I got that anesthetic night. It is a […]