Opportunities fo Volunteer
Providing basic education is a major priority of the organization. Volunteers with appropriate training and interest in teaching at primary and secondary schools are welcome to apply. The teaching will be performed in rural schools to supplement the local teaching staff and the language of teaching is English. We are currently offering volunteer opportunities in the teaching of Mathematics and Sciences in Primary and Secondary schools in Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia.
Rural communities in most parts of Africa are affected with a diverse spectrum of health problems, ranging from diarrhea diseases, malnutrition, reproductive health problems, malaria, HIV/AIDS, amongst others. Highly motivated volunteers with appropriate training in medicine, nursing, midwifery, physical therapy, radiology, pharmacy, and lab technology with a keen interest in caring for the sick and disable persons are welcome to apply. Volunteer opportunities are now open in most countries in Africa. Specify the country you are interested to volunteer and the particular field of expertise.
The infrastructure in most rural Africa establishments like schools, hospitals, markets etc leaves much to be desired. Pupils and students study under dilapidated buildings, health centers are in poor infrastructural and hygienic conditions and lack of farm-to-market roads to enable the peasant farmers to transport their goods to the markets. Helafrica is leading the course to improve infrastructure in health care facilities and schools and also in supporting projects geared towards rural development. Volunteers with appropriate training in building and construction are invited to apply. We are currently looking for volunteers to renovate primary schools and health centers in the South West region of Cameroon.
The widespread scarcity of food due to crop failure is becoming a major problem in sub-Saharan Africa causing unprecedented level of malnutrition and impoverishment. Helpafrica is embarking on long-term measures by supporting farmers through providing free or subsidized fertilizers, insecticides, and seeds to increase food harvest. We are also educating farmers on irrigation techniques to improve crop yield. We look forward to working with agronomists and other qualified agricultural experts to organize training workshops and other support activities to the farmers.
Last edited: 2012-12-13