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Humjibre, Western Region, Ghana


Ghana Health and Education Initiative (GHEI)

GHEI is a small non-profit in the Western region of Ghana in the small farming community of Humjibre. Our mission is to promote education and improve health through principles of sustainable development and community empowerment. The GHEI Serve and Learn Program offers short-term volunteer opportunities to students and individuals interested in international development, public health, universal education and human rights promotion.  The Serve and Learn projects provide a chance to learn about and profoundly experience grassroots work in a developing country.

2018 Programs & Dates

Community Health Evaluation

  • Session 1: June 10th – June 26th – Apply now!

    Session 2: June 29th – July 20th  – Apply now!

Girls’ Empowerment Camp

July 22nd – August 7th, 2018 – Apply now!

For more information on sessions, click here.


Additionally, be sure to read through FAQs for details on volunteer funding requirements, travel preparations, and more.
Applications are now available and review will begin on a rolling basis on December 1st. This means that GHEI’s leadership will review applications in the order they are received. Applicants are encouraged to apply early as spaces fill quickly.

After December 1st, applications are reviewed and selected applicants will be contacted for an interview. Offers are extended to successful applicants within one week of the interview and applicants are given one week to accept or decline GHEI’s offer. This is done to allow ample time for fundraising, travel reservations, and general preparations for the trip.