Some pictures from my time so far July 10th 2012 Some pictures from my time so far...
A few of these are from my first day after arrival, Sunday 1st July. It was a very rainy, humid day. Sylva was the main photographer, taking pictures of the children's home, his mother, Baby, who is the cook for the home, and some of the other residents at the home.
There's also some pictures from our trip to Lake Volta over the last week ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Volta » Aflao 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
Hi everyone! Thanks for visiting my blog where I will be updating you on my Ghanaian adventure. I'll be working with the Friends Foundation and using my financial management background to help train the staff and develop their organisation's financial capacity so they can provide effective and sustainable services. Though clearly the world of accountancy is enough to set anyone's world on fire, I think the real fun of the experience will be in working with the staff and children at the organisation in a world and culture completely different to anything I have experienced before. I look for... full info