Ghana Get Some Books

English is Ghana’s official language. I have limited exposure in the south but generally, people speak it or understand enough to help us foreigners get by. The north feels like a different place (Tamale aside). I am not so far from my district capital, yet almost no one in my community speaks English and my…

More than ever

Yesterday, I woke up, excited at the prospect of a female President of the United States of America. How far in the dust had she left Trump?! All too quickly my giddy emotions drained and were quickly replaced with dread and a sadness that rendered me immobile. I started crying and he had not even…

Why I voted

Today is it. Today, Americans head to the polls to decide who will be the next President of the United States of America. My Facebook posts yesterday were I guess a little too late. But maybe, maybe it reached one person who was thinking they would rather not spend their Tuesday morning standing in a…

Lake Bosomtwe

Lake Bosomtwe is a little gem, hidden away among high hills in the Ashanti Region. It was this trip I finally considered myself as having been in the region. Passing through and staying in Kumasi for trainings just did not cut it. I almost did not go on this trip but after an emotionally draining…