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 Yesterday late afternoon, a teenager walked into CBS and handed over a toddler to me. He handed him over to me as if he was delivering some food I had ordered or as if he was the postman delivering my mail. As if it were the … Continue reading Yesterday, a teenager handed over a toddler to CBS.
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
Author of this post: CBS Volunteer 2016 Jeanette Here are just a few pictures from my first week! About the author: Jeanette is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was our first volunteer from the United States. Jeanette conducted a Public Speaking Skills class from … Continue reading Life in Navrongo
Author of this post: CBS Volunteer 2016 Jeanette Today is my second class meeting at CBS. For the first class meeting I had about five students in the first group, and 14 in the second group. My first group of students are avid learners. I have a young man named Nelson in this class. … Continue reading A Heart to Serve
Author of this post: CBS Volunteer 2016 Jeanette I’m so excited for this opportunity to be an intern with CBS Navrongo this summer. I arrived in Navrongo five days ago and my first class was actually today! I’m teaching a public speaking class, but honestly I am learning far more than I am teaching. … Continue reading De N Lei Navrongo!