Be a part of this collaboration!
Workshop location: Abetenim in Ejisu-Juaben District near Kumasi in the rural territories of the ancient Ashanti region of Ghana.
Deadline: Volunteers will be accepted until spots are filled. Spots limited to 30 international participants.
Who can participate: Everyone is welcome! Volunteers worldwide such as university students, recent graduates and professionals who know how architecture is localized, uses the means and the materials available on the site to create a friendly building to the environment.
Costs: Food and accommodation €80 per week and project contribution is 200-400€ (depends on donations). Airfare, visa and vaccination are on your behalf. Contact with us for more clarifications.
Accommodation – Guesthouses are located in the Abetenim Arts Village. There are 9 guesthouses,they have running water and electricity. At the site, you can access the Internet with a pen drive wireless connection. There is a kitchen for the workshop group to cook their food. The site has a local cook that can prepare the meal for the workshop team.
Free time activities: It’s not all work! Immerse in the local culture and lifestyle. Live and work among the local people. Take part in some of the communities everyday social events, such as weddings, name day ceremonies, community service and meetings to gain new skills. During the project construction we will take short breaks to participate in field trips so you can visit the regional historic attractions, go hiking in the forest or take guided tours to explore the nearby villages and towns.
Workshop Leaders: Lida Lioupi & Penny Stergiopoulou, architects in Greece
cooporate with Nka Foundation