Author of this post: CBS Director Gordon* Today, I want to share Gladys' story with you. This Gladys was part of our forth batch (so it is not the same Gladys whose testimonial I shared in my last post). When her father passed away, 19 year old Gladys was left wondering what she would … Continue reading Gladys’ Testimonial.
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 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 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”
The CBS blog is written by staff members, volunteers and by CBS students. The various authors write about courses and activities at CBS as well as about daily life, the culture of Navrongo and their intercultural experiences and travel adventures. The purpose of the blog is to provide an insight of daily life at CBS and … Continue reading CBS Blog
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Some few weeks ago, we started a new Diploma in Business Studies Weekend Class. This enables young ladies who already completed the NVTI Secretaryship course and are now working in an office to further their education on part-time basis over the weekend. This is how come … Continue reading Sunday Funday – Ladies only!
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Navrongo is the hottest place in all of Ghana. That is an information the brain can easily process, but I think, to KNOW what this really FEELS like, you need to spend the months of March to May in Navrongo at least once in your life. … Continue reading Real Feel: 46° – or: Psssst, don’t make any noise!!
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie The last two months, we have been pretty quiet. But now, we are back again! Back with a brand new, fresh homepage layout; back with vacation traveling stories; back with a lot of new ideas; back into a new academic year!! Bit by bit, we … Continue reading Hello again!
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie I’m a Madam again. Even though I’m the project manager, I still do spend quite some hours a week teaching the students. And they like saying “Ehhhhhh, Maaaaa-daaam!!!”. I have gotten used to it again, even though I don’t really like it. (In brackets: my names are … Continue reading Excuse, Maaaa-daam, what is the meaning of this word???