The Voluntary Aid and Cultural Integration Organisation, founded in the year 2000, is based in the Volta Region of Ghana. We operate in five communities in two districts (Akatsi and Ketu south and Ketu north Districts). Our team works with local participants for the development of their communities. We encourage voluntary work and cultural understanding between people of different countries. Our team works with local participants for the development of their communities. Our major goals is to promote the engagement of Ghanaian youth in the development of their own country. Read More
- Educational campaigns and educational opportunities.
- HIV/AIDS awareness.
- Fighting Drug Abuse.
- Poverty reduction through building sustainable practices for food security.
- Advocating the stop of Child Trafficking.
- Youth counselling.
""My time working with VACI was truly fascinating. I felt like I was really making a difference to the local community whilst being completely immersed into Ghanaian culture. I would recommend it to anyone who wants a unique experience!""Zoe Spruce, University of Birmingham UK
"VACI-Ghana is a great project that allows you to really make a difference; it encourages individuals to achieve so much from their stay, with great outcomes for both the host village and the volunteer. They welcome volunteers to take ownership of small projects. I really enjoyed spending time with my host family, I even went back a second time. I’m now studying for a PhD regarding the skills that volunteers gain in developing countries. I gained so much from this experience that I wanted to empirically study the effects!"Natasha Mellor, University of Salford