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Registration and Program Fees

Registration Fee

AIAV’s registration fee is US $165, which is due upon completing your registration.

What does the registration fee cover?

AIAV is a non-profit organization, and at the moment does not have a sponsor to absorb its operational costs. In order for it to continue providing its services and spread its wings, you’re required to pay a registration fee which will help with:

    1. Maintaining a secure and informative website.
    2. Advertising.
    3. Pre-departure and general support until completion of your program.
    4. Project visits.
    5. Overall quality control.
    6. Administrative work.
    7. $20 set aside as contribution into the AIAV Endowment Fund. The AIAV Endowment Fund is created to timely support our projects abroad, and provide scholarships and awards to support, highlight, and encourage the efforts of our volunteers.

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Program Fees

Program Fees in Ghana

Volunteer period in weeks Fees in US dollars
1 $240
2 $330
3 $420
4 (1 month) $510
5 $600
6 $690
7 $780
8 (2 months) $870
9 $960
10 $1050
11 $1140
12 (3 months) $1230

Longer volunteer period

Should you wish to stay longer than 3 months on a project, please add $70 per week for each consecutive week. Or feel free to contact us and we will do the math for you!

Please note

The program fee is in addition to your registration fee, and it is paid directly to your in-country coordinator at least 30 days before your departure date. You’ll be given the payment options by your in-country coordinator. Also note, depending on your payment method, you might be responsible for transaction fees.

What does the program fee cover?

The program fee is paid directly to our in-country team. Since the locals seeking volunteers’ assistance simply do not have the means to care for the volunteers, you’re required to pay a program fee to cover:

    1. Airport pickup and drop-off.
    2. Some donation into the project.
    3. Accommodation.
    4. 3 meals daily.
    5. Administrative costs.
    6. Visitations and calls (checkups).
    7. 24/7 in-country support.
    8. Orientation.

What do the registration and program fees not cover?

You will be responsible for your own airfare, travel insurance, vaccination fees, free time travel expenses, snacks, and souvenirs.