ADETA – Offices
Brothers Farmers and Artisans for Development (FAGAD) is a non-governmental organization created in 1990 and governed by the law of 1 July 1901. FAGAD works for local development and cultural exchanges through volunteering between other countries of the world and the Togo.
The objective is to allow volunteers to bring their contribution to the administrative management of and in the communication activities of a non - governmental organization.It is also an opportunity to come and reinforce their capacity inside our structure. An occasion for giving and receiving.
Work to be done :
-Help FAGAD in the management of departing and arriving correspondence ;
-Manage the resources of the structure ;
-Take care of the communication inside the organization and towards its partners;
-Animation of the Web site and the Facebook page a well as the different blogs of FAGAD;
-Manage the library ;
-Seek partners and finance for our different projects ;
-Aid FAGAD in the conception and writing up the projects;
-Follow up and evaluation of projects already in existence;
-Animation and sensibilisation.
The food is made by the volunteers themselves and everyone is involved in the various community tasks (cooking, dishes, dormitory maintenance and others). Groups of three or four will be trained for this purpose depending on the number of volunteers.
Volunteers are housed in shared rooms at the work site.
Kpélé-Adéta is a town of 15 000 inhabitantsIt is the headquarters of the Prefecture of Kpélé and has the headquarters of FAGAD.It is situated on the cross – roads Kpalimé – Atakpamé and Notsé – Danyi. There is a Post Office, a police commissariat and a medical – social centre. The nearest hospital is the American Baptist Hospital, 4 kms distant from Adeta. At Adeta there is electricity and mains water.
TERMINAL and MEETING POINT : International Airport Général Gnassingbé Eyadema, Lomé.
- Evenings of exchanges and debates are organized around various topics and on the current global stakes such as: culture shock, immigration, global warming, gender and development ... These evenings are animated by the volunteers and moderated by the host of the site.
- During their stay, volunteers can enjoy various cultural activities (Percussion, dancing, and other artistic activities) or can enjoy the touristic attractions nearby (waterfalls, forests, Mount Agoué, monasteries, lake Volta,...).
- Close by touristic attractions :
Fuentes Farm circuit ( Adeta…. Monasteries of DanyiDzogbegan and Fuentes Farm together with the American Hospital at Tsiko )
Kloto circuit ( Mount Kloto whence it is possible to glimpse Lake Volta in Ghana,Kamalo falls, artisanal center of Kpalimé, market )
AgouéWomé circuit ( Summit of Mount Agoué – 986 m; Womé falls, Kpalimé market )
Kpelé circuit ( KpéléKonda falls or Dzanipé with its beautiful waterfalls, Tsaviè altar of rest )
Touto – to circuit ( FIATOE site, communal forests FAO Kpékpéta and Agbomé, Puel village )
- Also the possibility of discovering the North of Togo ( the large towns such as Atakpamé, Sokodé and Kara, the Aledjo fault ( the road passes through a cutting in an enormous rock ), Tamberma country, Niamtougou falls…) and the Nangbeto Barrage with the hippopotamus lake, the elephants at Tchandé.
- Day with a family; a day of immersion in the life of an African family organized around the following themes: animism, the election of the village chief, traditional marriage, or a day in the field.
Before applying, please make sure you read our page "Projets en pays du Sud" : https://www.concordia.fr/pays-sud
All foreign volunteers should remember to take yellow fever vaccine and take all necessary health measures before leaving; the same for insurance. It should be noted that your yellow fever book must be hand-held for check at the airport otherwise you may be vaccinated at the airport before entering the country.
Volunteers should bring mosquito nets, micro cleaners to disinfect water or other disinfectants, sheets and blankets, mosquito sprays, K - Ways and walking shoes. Impregnated mosquito nets are available in Lomé at a very affordable cost.
Volunteers are advised to take proper clothing, parties and outings with them. The outfits and bush shoes also.
What the volunteer can bring :
Office supplies and equipment, computer programs, communication equipment and the means of communication relative to the work to be done.
Fee: 390 Euros per month.
Period: open all round the year.
Someone will welcome the volunteer at the airport international général Gnassingbé Eyadema in Lomé. Fees to FAGAD accomodations are covered by FAGAD.