Post Tagged with: "Ghana"

Cultivating the hunger to understand other cultures

Global Service Scholar: Centeera Plummer Country: Ghana My biggest takeaway from being in Ghana is learning to relinquish control. Prior to my arrival in Ghana, I had many expectations of how I would help and what the outcome of my help could be. I was so confident that my presence […]

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Anything is possible

Anything is possible

Global Service Scholar: Dania Felix Country: Ghana My biggest take away from this experience is that the government plays a huge role in the ability of a nation to develop to its full capacity. Ghana is extremely fertile and has abundant resources that are desirable for any nation. Therefore, western […]

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A Day in the Life of a Saltpond Obroni…

A Day in the Life of a Saltpond Obroni…

Global Service Scholar: Iman Hanif Country: Ghana I have been in Ghana for 3 weeks now, and I love it. I live in Saltpond, a small town about two hours west of the capital city, Accra, with the Yawson family. We live in a complex with multiple single rooms outside […]

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Night and Day

Global Service Scholar: Centeera Plummer Country: Ghana Upon arriving in Ghana, I have been most surprised by the extreme levels of poverty. The differences in day-to-day living in Ghana compared to California are like night and day. And the overwhelming feeling I felt initially when I first witnessed this has […]

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Challenges of living like a Ghanaian

Challenges of living like a Ghanaian

Global Service Scholar: Erika Pfeiffer Country: Ghana Though I came into Ghana with an open mind and without too many preconceived notions, I definitely underestimated the lack of clean water and availability of certain hygienic items at my site. I was also surprised to see  the large amounts of development […]

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