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 blog post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Stepping out to go and buy myself a bottle of Coke, I noticed that someone had put up a canopy not far from CBS. I wondered what was going on, but was not curious enough to make some few more steps and go and find out. … Continue reading Have you tested for HIV? And: School’s out!
Author of this post: CBS Project Manager Melanie Last night, it started raining and it rained, and rained, and rained and rained, and rained… around 1pm it stopped shortly, just to continue again… In the morning, the temperature was around 27° C. Even though that is actually not cold, compared to what temperatures my body … Continue reading Wearing a sweater at 27°C
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