Author of this post: CBS NVTI Certificate Student Linda From May – July 2016, a volunteer from United States, Madam Jeanette, came to CBS and organized a public speech skill class. In fact, the class was very great because we learned how to organize a speech, things to consider when … Continue reading Competition
Author of this post: CBS Volunteer 2017 Julia Each place has its own sounds that belong to it. In my home in Munich I got used to hear the toilet flush of my neighbors or the sound of the train that passes by irregularly. At night or in the metro people would lower … Continue reading The Song of Navrongo
Author of this post: SFS Volunteer Coordinator Tamara ...learning how to understand Ghanaian English, and learning how to talk slowly when teaching, so that the students understand you well. ...feeling the frustrations of the regular "Dum-Sor" (power cuts), especially when teaching computer lessons, and finding ways to deal with it. ...getting to know a lot … Continue reading Volunteering at CBS is like…
Author of this post: CBS Director Gordon Dear supporters of CBS, happy new year! With 2017 being here now, I can proudly say that we are already in our sixth year! Wow! It indeed has not always been easy, but challenges are part of life. We are grateful for the last five years and … Continue reading What Alice says…
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 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 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
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Today, I am giving you a "live update" out of the "ICT for GIRLS" class room 🙂 We have different groups on Saturday and Sunday. At times, it can be a little chaotic! Most girls here have a lot of household chores to do. Saturdays and … Continue reading Weekend fun!