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... back to the volunteer house as we were going to UCC which is part of the childcare and teaching project. The guy that had set it up was a local who starting teaching children under a Mango tree as he felt it was important that all children get an education. He has now finally managed to get his own centre and funds it himself with the help of the volunteer program. He is very dependent on volunteers so its great to see them all ...
... under the hopeful gaze of the parents, was blessing water to give to a sick young child and exhorting him to heal.
Suddenly a loud, high pitched noise completely drowned out out the chattering of visitors and people started running for the door. Fortunately (as this was one of only 2 exits) the patient we had been seeing was right next to it.
I had no time to think properly; my brain thought there was life-threatening danger in that room and told me not ...
... Shoprite Mall, the only
western-style shopping mall in Ghana that I’m aware of. They have a nice and secure Forex bureau
inside that mall at which I can get about the best exchange rate of anywhere
outside of the black market money changers.
I’ve used the money changers in the past, but it can be an uncomfortable
experience, and the degree of safety is questionable. So I will generally opt for an official Forex
... lamps. It is very simple, but a great clean place on the beach, actually a unique place in the city. And it is run by an orphanage ! The kids were actually at the bar and attending the music (blasting as always). We got a little tour of the orphanage by Alex. Despite the limited comfort (no running water!), it is a safe place here, where they are cared for.
Hopefully, the bar will make a difference in their life... For now, it seems Alex is the difference maker.
... that I connected with was Nathan. He's been teaching grade 5 here for 3 years, and has this nice smile on his face all the time. He always has a moment for you, a suggestion if you need one and is incredibly positive. He also is a talented athlete, and organises the Sunday Ultimate here at LCS.
Once he told me about his engagement with a local community center for local kids called DUNK. DUNK stands for Developing Unity ...