Weydon Dwabor Trip Update

Tuesday 31st July This morning we woke up to a bright blue sky – obviously going to be a hot day! After breakfast of rice porridge, we all went down for a well run – some of us have learnt how to carry the water buckets on their heads. After…

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Day 7 – 10

96 800×600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE  Day 7  This morning we were allowed to sleep for about half an hour longer considering we were going to church at 11:00. By about 10:30 majority of us were freaking out about what to wear as we were told…

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Day 4

Day 4 Woke up early at 6:30 after it was pouring down with rain all night zzzzzz Went down to the playground to clean up the site to start project work, we swept the floor and then for the rest of the day we were trying to get the cement…

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Day 5

Day 5 Got a lie in till 7 today… that’s as much of a lie in we’ll be getting! As the children had finished school the day before and it was raining all night, then finally when we woke up we got dressed and went down to the playground, however…

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Day 6

Day 6 We had a lie in today which was only till 7… then we got dressed, had breakfast and went on a walk to the farms. Yet again it was raining! The first farm we went to was the palm tree farm, where they make palm oil, and alcohol…

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Day 9

Blog 29th July Today we got a lot of work done on the project. We finished the mural which looks amazing, and we were all ‘Feeling Good’. The playground is coming together nicely, and should be finished ahead of schedule. We put in the A-frame and cemented the zig-zag balance…

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Day 2

Today we had our culture day which was a great opportunity to bond with our buddies and play both English and Ghanaian games. We played a bit of barefoot football with ridiculously fast, agile and skilful Ghanaians. For dinner we had vegetable stir-fry and began to set up camp as…

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Day 10

It is difficult to comprehend the impact we had on the students of Dominase Catholic. To us the ICT room was imperfect but to them it was a luxury far beyond their wildest dreams. As we waved goodbye to the buddies and everyone else we had befriended (which seemed to…

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Day 3

Day 3 Our first, full, day in Pershie was great, as we saw the school for the first time. When we arrived we felt very welcomed when we were introduced to the children of the school and when we exchanged cultures with out buddies. Soon afterwards we where playing a…

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