Sunday

Today was a very exciting experience. We started off by travelling to the local Pentecostal church. We were greeted with the sound of cheerful music. We were asked to dance and sing with church members. There was a large woman at the front of the church with a booming voice…

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Monday

Monday was our last full day staying at Ayensudo school. This day consisted of project work in the morning until lunch. After yet another delicious and healthy lunch from our cook Augustina we were left for our final preparations of the annual sports day. The games included in the sports…

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Monday

We started off our adventure at Stumble Inn with a delicious breakfast of chocolate pancakes. At 8am we set off to Elmina School for drumming and dancing workshops with our buddies. In the drumming workshop we learnt how to play different sounds on the drums and a rhythm pattern. In…

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Tuesday/Wednesday

Today was a very emotional day as it was the last time that we’d ever see all the children of Ayensudo . However before all of the goodbyes could begin, we had to tidy up and finish all of the classrooms, put the desks back and clean off the paint…

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Day 3 Evening and Day 4

After a hard working day with the Ghanaian students painting and working in the classrooms the teachers thought that as a thank you they would take us to the local petrol station where we were to find the Manchester United and Bayern Munich champions league match. Unfortunately Manchester united lost….

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Saturday

From the hostel we went straight to the rainforest, where we walked along a walkway around the canopy of the rainforest. The humidity of the rainforest made everyone smell terrible, especially Lauren. From the rainforest we headed straight for a cocoa bean farm, where the farmer explained to us how…

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8th April

Team 9 had an early start with breakfast as tasty eggy bread with Baked beans. We started work on an the playground in the KG (kindergarten), which involved laying foundations for the swing and the slide. We also had to dig a trench about a foot deep all the way…

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10th of April

We kicked off the day with an omelette encased in bread to avoid contaminated fingertips. Everyone contributed; shovels in hand. Dylan (Spiderman – the children think he is this world class superhero) with his children’s spade which is generally considered to be used for building sandcastles rather than digging big…

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Team 9 blog 11th apri

Today we left camp at 8 in the morning to go on a trip to a canopy walk in Kakum National Park along with our buddies. This involved ascending up through the rainforest which was tiring work climbing up the steps. After reaching the start, we began the daunting experience….

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