Bennett Memorial School in Ghana

Monday was the first day of school, which was nervewracking but okay at the same time. The students did a cute little opening ceremony consisting of multiple dances, and poems. Meeting our buddies was scary at first but our nerves were settled when most of them embraced us with open…

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Sat 19th

Saturday 19th July Bonjour! It’s time to catch up on the last few days… On Thursday we were rewarded for our 3 consecutive days of work with a break! We embarked on a trip (by an amaaaazing bus!) with our buddies to two cocoa farms where we tasted cocoa beans…

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Sun 20th

Sunday 20th July 2014 Akwaaba Again! Today we woke up feeling ready for another church service. We were originally going to another church which starts at 7am, but fortunately, we were allowed a little bit of a lie in and attended the service at 9am. When we first arrived in…

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Day 7 and 8

Day 7 Akwaaba! Today was a very interesting day, after the hard labour of yesterday we could put away our sand paper and replace it with paintbrushes. Leah, Alice ,Clara and Elspeth painted in the ICT room where Elspeth’s height was put to good use by getting her to paint…

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Days 1 to 6

Day 1 Yesterday we drove from the hotel in Accra, to Ankaful – the journey was around 3 and a half hours. On the way we drove through the city – seeing people selling things to cars, walking around bare footed and carrying things on their head, it was very…

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