Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Are you curious, how Navrongo looks like? Today, let me take you on a tour! 🙂 In the short video, you see the environment of what I call "Navrongo Down-Town". It starts from a junction where many women sell fruits and vegetables (every day, not only on … Continue reading Tour through Navrongo
Author of this post: CBS NVTI Certificate Student Linda Last week, the President of the 4th Republic of Ghana, J.M. visited the Chief's Palance in Navrongo during his 2016 campaign. That day, after the Chief's Palace, he travelled to many other places in our region. At the Chief's Palace in Navrongo, the … Continue reading 2016 Elections
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie It's break time - a happy one today, as I got up early and prepared some food to bring along! To be honest, I don't even know the correct name of this meal! Normally, we just call it "corn meal" and it is something Gordon likes … Continue reading Break Time at CBS!
Author of this post: CBS NVTI Certificate Student Linda Tomorrow, it will be a voting day in Ghana. We will elect our president for the next four years. And I wish to contribute my view on this very important issue. I wish to plead each and everyone to vote with peace. And I also … Continue reading What electoral violence can cause
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie "Until the lions learn how to write, every story will glorify the hunter" This blog was started with the official launch of our volunteer programme in 2014. Thanks to the blog, family and friends of the volunteers can follow their experiences and adventures here at CBS, … Continue reading Until the lions learn to write….
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Since 1985, the first Friday in December is celebrated as Farmers' Day in Ghana. Farmers and fishermen are rewarded for their hard work and contributions to socio-economic development of the country (remember that Ghana is one of the biggest cocoa producers worldwide!). What we did on this … Continue reading Happy Farmers’ Day!
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Do you know the sound of electricity? Probably you now think: "Sound? Electricity doesn't have a sound!". Well, yes, it does. And because we are living in a country of "Dum-Sor" (off-on) electricity, I am very much used to this very gentle sound and can most … Continue reading The Sound of Electricity.
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Recently, there was an interesting "Hot line"-Documentary on Joy News on ICT Education in Ghana. I recommend it to you, especially if you are interested in volunteering at CBS! The documentary can be found on YouTube: https://youtu.be/yAUL6cHmVRw When our students join CBS, we … Continue reading “Mastering the unknown”
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie In one and a half week, there will be presidential elections in Ghana. Campaigning has been ongoing since months. For CBS, it has been a noisy time! Due to the Chief's Palace Location near CBS, EACH rally passes by CBS. Also, single campaigning cars with loud music … Continue reading When Mr. President waves at you.
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie The last few weeks were quite busy, and as we are also working the whole weekend since some few months, I didn't have that much time for myself of late. So, when it was time for me to extend my visa in Bolgatanga, I used this … Continue reading My little Hide-Out