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 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 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 The vigilant reader of this blog or those who were part of Sono Foundation’s General Assembly 2016 already know our lovely student Linda. Linda recently turned 20 years old and is from the town of Chiana. She completed Junior High School in 2015 and then moved … Continue reading Have you married from this house?
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie During school days, my usual snack is roasted corn. The corn is roasted and served just like that – natural, with no butter, salt or pepper, just pure, natural corn wrapped into a corncob leave. There is a lady selling the corn by the roadside not far … Continue reading Yummy in my tummy – my favorite snack time here!!
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Even though I have been back in Navrongo since four months already, I did not feel much like blogging about work at CBS and life in Navrongo. In the coming months though I’m going to make some efforts to keep you up to date with what is … Continue reading New month, new beginnings!
Author of this post: CBS Volunteer 2016 Jeanette On Friday my students made me the proudest teacher in Navrongo! I was excited to see 7 of my students compete in our CBS Speech competition. One student, Linda, stood out to me because of just how far she has come. In the first class assignment … Continue reading The Speech Competition
Author of this post: CBS Volunteer 2016 Jeanette Hello again! These are a few pictures of my time here in Navrongo. The first picture is some good food we have been making while here (every meal here is prepared by me, there are no fast food restaurants here). The second photo is one of … Continue reading LIFE in Navrongo
Author of this post: CBS Volunteer 2016 Jeanette Last Friday Linda (one of the CBS students) and I went to the market to tell women about CBS. I’d say it was a successful trip. We handed out about 40 flyers and many of the women we shared with expressed interest in the school. The … Continue reading Going to the Market