Venue Search London Supports Akwaaba

As part of the VSL ongoing sustainability programme, VSL founders Sam and Dommie Gill spent a week working for Akwaaba Volunteers in Accra, Ghana. Here is their report on their week supporting these projects.... Akwaaba is a charity…

Welcome to the Akwaaba Library and Vocational Centre

Over the past couple of years, reading has been one of our main focuses for our education projects. We want every child to have the opportunity to learn to read but the lack of access to age appropriate reading books was always a challenge.   At…

My experience as a trainee teacher in Ghana

In early June a group of BPSCITT trainees travelled to Ghana to volunteer in a school. One of our Primary trainees, Lawrence has written an article about his experiences whilst there. In early June I took advantage of an opportunity…

Akwaaba Volunteers Climb Kilimanjaro

In October 2022 a group of past volunteers, friends and supporters took on a challenge of a lifetime. Our mission reach the top of the highest mountain in Africa and raise as much as we can for the ongoing running of Akwaaba Volunteers.   In…

Christmas In Accra 2021

Afenhyia Pa   2021 has been a huge year of growth for Akwaaba Volunteers. Whilst the world is still a bit up and down and Covid is continuing to affect the running of our volunteer programme we have been blessed with the opportunity…

Stella's Ghana Experience

I spent so many rainy Sunday afternoons researching a million different volunteering organisations looking for a sustainable, ethical, transparent organisation that actually makes a lasting impact. With Akwaaba volunteers I found exactly…

Evy's Teaching Experience

The volunteer work I did in Ghana was one of the most incredible things I ever did. I went to  volunteer in Accra for two weeks and did the education and teaching project in the Future Leaders School for underprivileged children. When I…

Issi's First Week in Accra

Hello from Ghana! Hello All, I have been staying with Akwaaba Volunteers for four days now. Here’s a little update on what I’ve been up to in Accra, Ghana. Akwaaba Volunteers is a not-for-profit volunteering scheme run by Jordan Palmer…

Sophie's Vet Experience

In Ghana, ‘Akwaaba’ means welcome, and from the moment I arrived it was clear to see why Jordan and King chose the name ‘Akwaaba Volunteers’. Five of us volunteers arrived on the same flight and were greeted at the airport before travelling…

Leo's Life-Changing Ghana Experience

Wow! What an experience!! It is safe to say once I graduated university, I was unsure on what I wanted to do next. But I have always wanted to go travelling and exploring however it had not worked out before. But when I saw the Future Stars…