Jared Bouch from Ashton-in-Makerfield will likely be volunteering with Vocational Influence to journey to the West African state for eight weeks at first of subsequent yr.
Right here the 22-year-old will assist the group of Senya Beraku: a coastal city within the central area of Ghana.
Jared goals to deliver what he has learnt throughout his time at Edge Hill College finding out sports activities and train science to assist construct various essential group initiatives.
Having centered on sports activities psychology in the direction of the tip of his diploma, Jared will place specific emphasis on psychological well being companies whereas on the market.
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He stated: “Being concerned with an organisation similar to Vocational Influence has all the time been an inspiration of mine, it was nearly discovering the correct one.
“Not solely will I have the ability to assist susceptible youngsters and make them extra conscious, but additionally there’s a stage of private development and expertise that I can be taught from too.”
The mission focuses on all kinds of features together with mentoring, youngster growth, sports activities, training and actions, with a selected focus being positioned on psychological well being companies.
A topic that also has a stigma surrounding it in Ghana, with simply 1.4 per cent of the well being funds allotted to psychological well being assist.
The cash raised for the mission will purpose to shut the hole by battle decision expertise, sexual boundaries, consequence observe and play remedy for victims.
Jared stated: “From the primary telephone name Vocational Influence gave me thorough particulars, the primary week there will likely be spent doing arms on coaching.
“In addition they guarantee that you’ve got information on HIV/Aids and the have an effect on that youngster abuse has. It’s essential to know that each youngster that we’ll work with is totally different on account of their previous experiences.”
With the journey costing in complete an extra of £3,000 Jared is fund-raising to assist pay for his flights, course and the mandatory vaccines and visa.
Jared will likely be doing various challenges within the construct as much as his journey, together with rowing 100,000m within the month of September, averaging greater than 3,000m a day.