STAESA Testimonials

All of STAESA's past volunteers have had an enlightening and life changing experience during their time with us.

Click on the excerpts below to read what some of our volunteers had to say about their various experiences in Africa.


The difference to work in Germany is huge

Julia S and Franziska S (Germany) - Medical Students

I really enjoyed the time there

Janina B (Germany) - Hospital work and Teaching

It was the best decision to come to Ghana

Christine S (Germany) - Teaching at a School and Orphanage

All people here are very nice and helpful

Kathleen P (Germany) - Health Programme

They really take good care of us

Anna M and Jessika S (Germany) - Teaching at a School and Orphanage

It was a great honor to help out in any way

Michael W (USA) - Development

Its important to be there for the children

Barbara S (Germany) - Teaching at a School and Orphanage

We love the kids with all our heart

Nadine M and Alena L (Germany) - Teaching at a School and Orphanage

I love my project

Charlotte F (France) - Teaching and Construction

Everybody is really nice and always very welcome

Diane F (France) - Teaching at the SDA Demonstration School

People like to talk to foreigners and they are usually helpful

Marine G (France) - Teaching at the SDA Demonstration School

You will love the community

Anna M (USA) - Teaching at a School and Orphanage

I like the work

Kyo S (Germany) - Teaching at Victory International

There are just so many great words I can say

Scott F (USA) - Media Internship with a Radio Station

It was really good to see some progress

Johanna K (Germany) - Teaching at First Baptist School and Helping Out at Good Sheperd Orphanage

I made lots of friends in the community!

Taryn B (Canada) - Health Internship at a Hospital

The best part of my stay here has been the people.

Andrea T (USA) - Writing for the Catholic Standard and Broadcasting at Holy FM

The people here are so friendly and welcoming

Felicia R (USA) - Volunteering at Central Aflao Hospital

Good things are happening

Emma S (UK) - Child Nursing at Ketu District Hospital

All the employees are very nice and I felt very comfortable with working with them


Apply to STAESA Now

Your application is read thoroughly by your country coordinator. We encourage everyone to apply since our infrastructure can handle many more participants. We want more people to walk away with a great African experience, so we look forward to reading all your applications.

Send an email to info@staesa.org with the following elements:

  1. Filled PDF application form
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Résumé

If you have problems saving or reading the PDF file, download and install the latest Adobe Reader. If you are still having problems, please contact us and we can provide you with another method of submitting your application.

If we accept your application, you will be notified via email and will be asked to pay the $75 processing fee as soon as possible to ensure that we can reserve your placement. The deposit is not part of your programme fee. The entire programme fee should be paid before your arrival in Africa. Our preferred method of payment is wire transfer to our bank account in South Africa.