John William Montessori School  

JOHN WILLIAM MONTESSORI SCHOOL
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Brief description and main aims
John William Montessori School was found by two strong couples in their home town at Tanoso- Kumasi, Ghana With help from their children William and Kachina Randall.
They were inspired when her late American adopted mother, Muriel King Taylor who shared her desire to do something for the children of Ghana, offering them the chance of a good education and that how John William came about. The School's mission is to provide a place where children can struggle gracefully without physical or emotional harm. It is also a place where children can rejoice and have fun together. To provide excellence in education and support to all children at the school so that they can learn, develop a strong pride, work hard, and lead good lives through academic achievement and responsible citizenship. This was their goal for the children and their country Ghana.

Main Activities
To provide excellence in education and support to all children at the school so that they can learn, develop a strong pride, work hard, and lead good lives through academic achievement and responsible citizenship.

Volunteer tasks
  • Assist in teaching (e.g. ICT is highly welcome)
  • Assist in taking care of the little ones
  • Manage the school library
  • Continue to create environmental awareness (encourage kids to use bins, collect rubber)


  • Volunteer requirements / Skills
  • Interest in very young children
  • Patient and tolerant
  • ability to work as part of a team
  • Good knowledge of the English language
  • Creative ideas for leisure activities for the kids


  • Location The school is in Tanoso Kumasi in the Ashanti region.

    Hosting Situation (Board & Lodging) The project would provide accommodation for the volunteers. This can be either a host family or live in the project. Volunteers must also bear in mind that, they would be sharing a room with other volunteers. The project in collaboration with ICYE GHANA will make provision for their feeding during Exchanges stay in Ghana.

    Contact Info

    ICYE P. M. B Accra North, Millinium Estate Kasoa,
    +233 246999944
    +233 243126118
    icyegh@icyegh.org

    How we work at ICYE GHANA

    ICYE is a Federation of Full and Associate Member National Committees. National Committees are autonomous. They develop and run the program according to the needs of the youth of their countries, and following policies and guidelines prepared and adopted by the General Assembly of the Federation. 

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