To project Ghana and her culture, history and communities to the rest world in the spirit of volunteerism and friendliness.
To become the gateway for international travellers who like to help, learn and explore Ghana and the rest of Africa.

What We Do

Overseas Project Initiative (OPI) is Ghanaian non-profit organization with the mandate to project the beautiful Ghanaian culture, histories and communities to international travellers who want to commit their time and resources to making a difference in communities in Ghana by participating in our projects.  We offer safe, flexible and affordable volunteer and internship programs for students and professionals in accredited hospitals, clinics, deprived schools and care centers in Ghana.


A routine classroom visit with other volunteers and interns.


With inclusivity at our core, we welcome diverse perspectives and backgrounds, recognizing the strength that comes from embracing differences.


We operate with a deep sense of responsibility, understanding the impact our actions can have on the communities we serve.


Respect is woven into every interaction, acknowledging the inherent worth and dignity of every individual we encounter.


Through collaborative efforts, we believe in the power of working together to create positive and lasting change

Our staff

Get to know us!

Kwasi Acheampong

Founder & Director

Kwasi Acheampong, since May 2008 has been working with international travelers.

He has since built the reputation of going the extra mile making volunteer security and safety his most important priority.

Kwasi holds two first degrees; Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Bachelor of Law from University of Ghana and Advance Diploma in Management studies from Institute of Commercial Management, Bournemouth, England and currently working as Administrative Manager in a hospital in Assin Praso in the Central Region of Ghana.

Ellen Essel

Health Coordinator

Ellen Essel is a general nurse working at St. Francis Xavier Hospital, Assin Fosu. She is also responsible for all our medical projects. Her role includes organizing medical placement for interns and volunteers. She is also responsible for organizing community and school outreaches.  She Lives in Assin Fosu in the Central Region of Ghana.

Meet some volunteers / interns

Enjoy the rich culture of Ghana and It's unique people


Exciting sites and wildlife to engage your interests


Together, meet new people who share your interest in volunteer work.

What some volunteers have to say
Volunteering with Overseas Project is an inspiring journey where kindness, creativity, emotional connection, and innovation converge to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children in need.

The warm embrace of kindness, coupled with the organization's commitment to creative solutions, creates a fulfilling experience for volunteers. Building emotional connections with the children goes beyond assistance, fostering deep bonds and shared moments of joy.

What sets Overseas Project apart is its innovative approach, encouraging volunteers to think outside the box and implement cutting-edge solutions. Being part of this movement is not just a commitment; it's a privilege to contribute to a brighter future for those who need it most."

Education. Health. Hope.

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