Short Description

Samba Africa offers positions to work in public health, working towards better access and health awareness in several communities in Ghana.

Suitable for:

Single, couple, Group, Family, Students

Education Requirement:

Education background is required. Volunteers must be strong and have the capacity to work in our weather.

Other Skills

Medically certified volunteer, health professionals are needed most. Volunteers who have knowledge and experience about health issues

Detailed Description

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is a serious disease caused by a virus which destroys the body’s natural protection from infection, and which usually causes death in Africa, killing most people as well as rendering them orphans. It is in this regard that SAVO has put up link with local organization in Ghana, which does a lot of work for the HIV AIDS Education and involve with community outreach programs such as educational programs etc.

This SAVO project aims at preventing the transmission of HIV AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis to give better support to those affected by the disease. Volunteers in this project are mostly involved in taking care of people affected by the disease notably children and outreach education. What volunteers are expected to do: Orientation and training for the first week by local experts

TYPICAL DAY DESCRIPTION

Volunteers working in the HIV/AIDS project in Ghana can expect to work daily between 8am-3pm.
Activities includes, volunteers and local expert will be involved in:
• Community education
• Schools education
• Churches education
• Hairdresser’s education
• Shoemakers/Cobbler education
• Markets/ Shopping centers education
• Lorry parks demonstration activities to increase the awareness campaign in the Ghanaian communities.
• Sometimes volunteers will engage in house-to-house education
• Volunteers will sometimes spend time with those affected by the disease, by helping them to take their medicines regularly. etc