Program Details

The Epicentre School


  • Start Date 2017-08-18
  • End Date: 2018-08-17

  • Location: Ga South in new Gbaw

Children home located at Danase Kumasi in theAshanti region. Their vision is for children to become adult, civic leaders in their communities, and leaders in the nation of Ghana.
 
Target Group: Children and young adults with autistic spectrum syndrome, cerebral palsy, attention deficit disorder, down syndrome and a range of other learning difficulties and disabilities.
 
Aims:
  • To professionally manage a combined educational, social and medical rehabilitationcentre for children, young adults experiencing developmental, andlife challenges caused by disability.
  • To provide persons living with various forms of disability the opportunity to lead a fulfilling life.
  • To tailor curriculum to individual needs.
  • To provide special educational training to aspiring teachers
  • To create disability awareness in the community.
  • To promote inclusiveness.

Accomodation:

The project would provide accommodation for the volunteers. This is either host family or the volunteers stay in the project. Volunteers must be open minded, they will be sharing rooms with other volunteers.


Activities:
  • The use of picture exchange communication system (PECS) to improve communication – speech therapy.
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Music Therapy

Requirement:
  • The volunteer should be mature, opened minded and team player.
  • Above all the volunteers should be Patient
  • Be willing to adopt to certain Ghanaian culture systems during his/her stay.

How to get there?
Terminal:
International Airport: Accra / Kotoka International Airport
Domestic Airport:


Others:

6 Months-1.500,00 EUR

12 Months-2.500,00 EUR