We have a great team in Ghana who help to manage our volunteer center in Accra. Our General Manager Michael has worked with BaseCamp for many years and has a great deal of experience in managing the operations of our center in Ghana.
Our Program Manager Aaron, resently joined the team in Ghana and looks forward to welcoming international volunteers and introducing them to BaseCamp's orientation program. He has a fantastic way of interacting with volunteers that quickly sets volunteers at ease and helps them to feel at home.
Our house services team provide an awesome meal plan of local dishes and they do a fantastic job of keeping the large 44 bed center in good shape.
Our night desk staff are available throughout the night for volunteers in case of an emergency and are keen to assist volunteers when necessary in the evening.
Michael Baffour-AwahGeneral Manager
Michael is from Korley Amnor, a suburb of Accra, and began working at BaseCamp Ghana in 2006. An accountant by profession, he is the general manager at BaseCamp Ghana and is responsible for the center's day to day operations.
Michael considers the highlights of his job is to be working alongside his dedicated staff and sharing knowledge about different cultures with international volunteers.
James ObiriNight Desk
James Obiri is from the Central Region of Ghana and has been the friendly overnight front desk clerk for one and a half years.
The two things he loves most about his job are learning from Obrunis,(foreigners), and teaching them how to dance before a night out. James hopes to travel the world and visit other BaseCamp sites.
Theresa BonniHouse Services
A native of Accra, Theresa is responsible for house services and cooking. She enjoys her job and the cross-cultural interactions it offers.
You'll always remember her because she's the one who will greet you with three delicious Ghanian meals a day. Ask her to teach you how to make her favorite local meal, and she'll be happy to give you a free cooking lesson.
Francisca AsareHouse Services
Francisca is from the Central Region of Ghana and helps volunteers get through the day by preparing breakfast and lunch meals for them to take to their placements. She is also responsible for house services.
Francisca enjoys working alongside the BaseCamp Ghana team and meeting the volunteers from all over the world.
Aaron AgyemanProgram Coordinator
Aaron is a graduate from the University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He is originally from Kumasi but has spent his adult years in Accra and in other parts of the country.
Arron has a strong background in tourism and the environment and has worked on many projects concerned with community and resource development.
He enjoys working with volunteers and takes pride in making them feel at home and ensuring they enjoy their work. He is also a big fan of outdoor games and activities as well as nature based tourism.