don't pinch me, i said. October 18th 2007 Here's a quick update on the past week for you. I am currently in Koforidua...went to the bead market and Boti Falls (waterfall) today. Both were amazing. Will head back to Ejura tomorrow to greet our new volunteer, David. I will try to get another update on soon about this latest trip. And pictures!
Saturday, October 13
Yesterday was my birthday. Birthdays have always been a big deal in my fami ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Ashanti » Ejura Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first sub-Saharan country in colonial Africa to gain its independence. A long series of coups resulted in the suspension of the ... ... read more
I am a middle school social studies in Renton, Washington, U.S.A., where I teach 7th grade World Geography and Culture. I have taken a leave of absence and am currently volunteer teaching at the International Neo-Humanist School in Ejura, Ghana. I teach remedial English to struggling students in the P5 and P6 classes (equivalent to about 5th and 6th grade) and I teach English Grammar and Composition to the P4, P5, and P6 classes, as well as one class of Art.
I am living in a boys' home that houses eight boys between the ages of 9-20. An Indian monk, called "Dada" also lives there. He overs... full info