Our volunteer program
is open, flexible and challenging. There are no fixed starting
dates nor are there any minimum stays. Most importantly, our
fees are extremely affordable in comparison to those of other
As an international volunteer
of PDH, you are going to enjoy all the privileges of working
for a small, dedicated organisation that will not only take
your welfare very seriously, but also listen keenly to your
ideas that we will strive to integrate into our daily affairs.
You too will become an essential part of this humble humanitarian
venture that strives to ease the suffering of the local community
- a pain that is a real, tangible story of human tragedy that
you too will confront, deal with and overcome on a daily basis.
PDH will place you in a host family that will provide your
accommodation and three meals per day. Your days at PDH are
long and will begin at 6:45 am and will end at 5:30 pm. However
you will break for a 3 hours at noon and you will be encouraged
to go home for lunch and the daily siesta .
During your hours at PDH you will be involved in a variety
of tasks that will place you in direct contact with our patients.
To learn more about the nature of this work, including a description
of a typical day's work, please click here for the "Our
Response" section of the site. PDH
does not work on weekends.
To express your interest for our volunteer
program please write to us and inform us of your intended
arrival and length of stay. Please allow us at least one week
to respond to you as our humble organisation has a vey limited
All volunteers must understand that
Togo is a French speaking country and that it will be very
hard to get by without having at least an elementary grip
of the language. That said, however, Lomé is also the
perfect place to learn or improve your French if you need
to do so.