• Ethiopia
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Orphan Care Education

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Price Details
Money will go towards:
* Your food (3 meals a day) and accommodations for duration of stay
* Your pickup from closest airport
* Orientation session- (pre and post) including basic learning of the language, tour of the site and surrounding village, and a breakdown of customs, laws, norms, etiquette and lifestyle
* Support projects of the school and orphanage
* Field trips and mentor outing transportation costs
* Staff support
Apr 14, 2016
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For school:
* Being an assistant to the teachers
* Organize after-school sports activities
* Organize sports competition between local schools
* Organize an after school homework help/tutorship
* Organize field trips to educational sites within the city
* Help to organize assemblies (parents, health education, report cards)

For Orphanage:
* Act as an on-site advisor to the children
* Give advice on hygiene, school attendance, good conduct, etc
* Assist in budgeting and distributing funds
* Act as mentor for children, taking them on outings
* Assist in shopping for supplies

Consider your impact: Volunteering abroad can be a rewarding experience for both volunteers and local communities, and at Go Overseas, we believe all volunteers should have the resources to make informed decisions about the type of volunteer project they want to partake in. However, despite best intentions, some organizations offering placements in orphanages may unknowingly place children in danger. You can read about the potential dangers of orphanage volunteering here.

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