Costs and Requirements for Volunteer Interns

FREE Registration

Registration is free for all interns and volunteers.

FREE Accommodation: AFAWI provide free accommodation for intern/volunteers for their period of stay.

The program fee is listed at the end of each Volunteer Intern opportunity.  The program fees vary based on length of program, and, Meals.  The program fee is non-refundable and must be paid 30 days before the program starts.

Program Fee (listed per project)

Airport pick up


Program supervision

Processing Application

Administration cost

Communication costs with interns

(Lunch) during internship period

In-country 24/7 volunteer support

In-country administration costs


All programs require a 100EUR donation.  This donation is used to cover the cost of the project and goes directly to those who need it most.

Donation (100EUR)

Directly to the implementation of the project

These costs will vary per project

In orientation, a list will be provided

Costs not covered by fees

There are some costs not covered by the registration or program fees that Volunteer Interns will have to budget for:



Travel insurance (mandatory)


Police Certificate

Spending money (volunteers in Ghana generally find EUR 30 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses)

Requirements and more information

AFAWI Volunteer Intern programs are centred around our projects, you can expect to write a report at the end of your time with us, though there are many opportunities to have fun and enjoy Ghana, our programs are centred around making positive changes through the work we do.  AFAWI is looking for Volunteer Interns who meet the following requirements:

You must be 18 or over

Criminal Background Check

Proof Medical Insurance

Fluent in English, high level reading and writing in English

Strong commitment to the values and principles of volunteering and sustainable development

Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

Ability to adjust to basic living conditions

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Initiative and enthusiasm

Self-starter and is able to work independently and in groups



AFAWI Charity Registration No. D.S.W/3421


+233 243 871 816

+233 303 965 195

AS-7 Asofan, Ofankor North, Accra, Ghana