Volunteers are essential to our work at FOCOS. 

To date, more than 275 medical professionals have volunteered time with FOCOS. Areas of expertise include nursing, surgical care, physical therapy, orthotics, neuromonitoring, physiatry, healthcare management, research and more.

We are currently re-evaluating our volunteer program and will provide further information in 2017. Complete the form below to let us know you're interested in lending a helping hand and we'll be in touch!

Lend a Helping Hand

The FOCOS Volunteer Program is helping to develop a sustainable healthcare system in Ghana through medical education, research, and professional development.  Our volunteers provide invaluable knowledge and expertise to our local staff and ensure that the highest quality of care is provided to patients.

Sponsorship Matters


FOCOS and our international and local team of volunteers and medical providers evaluate patients and perform corrective orthopedic procedures to help alleviate a life of pain and disability. FOCOS specializes in the following:


Direct your donation to support our patient sponsorship fund

Learn about our volunteers and help support their efforts. 



This summer, FOCOS is proud to launch its new annual fundraising campaign - Race 4 FOCOS! As a globally recognized and supported organization, it is important for us to connect our supporters around the world in a shared way to raise funds and awareness for our mission. The Race 4 FOCOS campaign will provide the perfect opportunity for this, connecting supporters from across the globe to come together in advocacy for our mission!

Our donors come from all walks of life and we want to make sure each of our supporters are provided a way to make their gift count... With that being said, we are seeking 25-50 volunteers that are willing to make FOCOS their charity of choice when they race in an event this year. Our goal is to have everyone push to raise $1000 per race, but we accept all who want to help raise funds and awareness to support FOCOS. We hope you will join us on this mission!

Race 4 FOCOS Fundraising Image

Young Leaders


The mission of Young Leaders of FOCOS (“YLF”) is to serve as a catalyst of change for FOCOS through education, awareness and capacity building and fundraising:

Medical Outreach and Partnerships - YLF assist FOCOS in developing and cultivating partnerships with organizations that can provide resources to support FOCOS operations in Ghana.  

Technical Development - YLF assist FOCOS in addressing technology needs that build capacity for FOCOS US and Ghana operations.

Marketing and Events - YLF acts as a key driver of new young professionals to the organization, generating new FOCOS ambassadors, event participants and donors.


Join Our Network

The Young Leaders of FOCOS (YLF) is always looking to engage new members. Regardless of your level of expertise, there is a way for you to get involved with the FOCOS mission. Please complete the form below to learn more.  

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Meet 2016 FOCOS Emissary: Lara Cohen

The Young Leaders of FOCOS Emissary Program was established in 2014 to offer young professionals the opportunity to volunteer in the FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital.  Lara visited Ghana for two weeks and kept a blog of her experiences to share with us all.