So the ten weeks are up and I have now returned back home. After a 12 hour coach trip from Tamale to Accra we had a few hours to look around the capital before take off. We went to a beach, and was approached by every Tom, Dick and Harry to purchase their items. There were horses which looked very under nourished and not well … Continue reading Well that went quickly
hello readers from across the globe, A shout out to all of you for firstl reading my blog, having an interest and coming back for more! So it’s week 10, the last week on my volunteer placement. Friday just gone was my last “on the field” where we did an evaluation on a previously sensitized community. It was a bitter sweet moment but to make … Continue reading Week 10
Today I went to visit the orphans at the Little Lions School – read my previous post about it. I went to see the building which has been built for them for when they start the school in September. For now they are kept in a nearby community till the school is compete. I met all the orphans and bought each one a packet of … Continue reading Little Lions children’s School
Today we went to the Kulaa community to do an evaluation to see how much they knew about sexual reproductive health. As I was the only UKV And didn’t speak Dagbani it made it hard to play a part but I took photos and tried to engage with the teenage girls. We had to go round the community to ask the people to come as … Continue reading August 7th 2015
hey my lovely readers, It’s 8 weeks into my placement and I only have two weeks left here. It’s a bittersweet feeling but I am ready to get on the plane and get on with life back in London. The past few weeks have been hectic and I never have the time or always too knackered to sit down and write up a blog post. … Continue reading Another quick update.
Hello readers, Just an update about what I have been up too. In regards to my placement and the project that I am with in Ghana we have been up to some pretty awesome things. On the 15th of July we had organized a twinning event, which is bringing together two schools. We brought together Faith Hill Community School and Dinga L/A Primary School. We … Continue reading Just an update
Ive been in West Africa, Ghana, Tamale for two weeks and three days and throughly enjoying it. Despite the heat and the runny bottom life is grand. Unfortunately the water pipes have been turned off and are being fixed so we have no running water which means bucket showers and embarrassing poops let behind (not my fault the food doesn’t agree with me) A bucket … Continue reading Two weeks and three days