Tag: ghana

Sunny in Sandema

It’s been one week since our team triumphantly tro-troed into our home-sweet-home in the town of Sandema. After a scenic (aka snail pace) twelve hour bus ride, we are settling into rural life in the Upper East Region. The sun is hotter up here, but

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Can you Kente? Yes we Can!

This morning we went down to the market and haggled with some tro tro drivers to guide us around for the day. We wanted to get out of town and explore some new sites. Since the 12 of us would fill up a whole vehicle

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Castles, Coasts, and Canopies

At last, the whole WAD is finally together! The last participants arrived on Friday and we all connected on the sandy shores of beautiful Cape Coast. For some, this was their first time ever seeing the ocean so once we arrived from Accra, the afternoon

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It’s Go Time!

The OGWAGH trip has started and all is well here in Ghana. After two intro days in Accra – filled with exploration, money exchanging, and a rather zealous visit from street artists – we trekked up to the Volta Region for our orientation in beautiful

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Akwaaba to Ghana!

After Jeremy, Michelle and I bused and tro tro-ed from North to South, ate our way through groundnut stews and mangoes, got some Azunto dance lessons from the streets and lived without power (“it is lights out”) in our home-way-from-home in Sandema, we are now

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WOW – Ghana I love You!

The hospitality here is unlike anywhere else in the world. For those of you coming out, you’re in for a treat. Last night was an epic night. Picture sleeping in a Castle overlooking a breath taking coastline. You go down to the ocean to play,

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