Ghanaian Food!

[Featured Image]: Me making Fufu in Torgorme Village Ghanaian food is fairly simple but flavorful. It consists of many stews and lots of spices. My three favorite items were Jaloff Rice (a spicy red rice, kind of like Spanish Rice), Fufu (the mocha like thing made of cassava and plantains) and fried plantains which I…

Torgorme Part 2

I woke up to nature’s alarm clock the next morning with the roosters calling at around 4:30AM. Before I knew it I could hear the village waking up as well. I heard the clanging of pots and pans, and people sweeping the floors, and getting ready for another day of village life. I laid in…

Torgorme Part 1

On the third morning I boarded the bus to head to Torgorme Village for an overnight cultural immersion. Onboard with us was a Brazilian lady who founded a non-profit organization called Beesgaya, I believe that how you spell it. She reminded us of a good fact, and that is service projects can also be catered…

Winneba Part 2

I made a mistake in Winneba Part 1, the group of students who dance and sing to de-stress is not called the “Royal Warriors,” they are called the “Royal Guardians.” Sorry! The next morning after breakfast we headed to the local market. Here we saw many seamstresses sewing the colorful fabrics of Ghana into school…

Winneba part 1

Hi Everyone!!! Akwaba (welcome) to my adventures in Ghana! Let me first just say once again, that GHANA IS AMAZING! And what makes Ghana so amazing is the people. Some of the friendliest and warmest people I have ever met in my life. My first two days was spent on an overnight FDP called Welcome…

Hello Ghana!

Hi All, Well we docked safely earlier in Tema, Ghana! We were welcomed by a local drumming group who performed song after song in a very festive and spiritual way. What a nice way to be welcomed to Ghana! I am currently waiting for the people from Winneba to arrive, unfortunately they are stuck in…