gas fire, biting ants, toilet duty, and heat rash February 19th 2008 I've been in Cape Coast for almost three weeks now. The weather has finally cooled off a little bit. By that, I mean probably about five degrees. The good thing is that my hair is finally long enough to put up in a ponytail. The bad thing is that it doesn’t look so nice. The really good thing is that I don’t even care.
Katy and I have slowly been getting used to cooking. It is not all it is ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Central » Cape Coast 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