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 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 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 Today morning, I was asked to “go and greet a funeral”. I refused. At some point I stopped counting, but in the last four months, I attended about 15-20 funerals. In average, it was about a funeral a week. I arrived in Navrongo during the dry … Continue reading Funerals, funerals.
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!!