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 Since 1985, the first Friday in December is celebrated as Farmers' Day in Ghana. Farmers and fishermen are rewarded for their hard work and contributions to socio-economic development of the country (remember that Ghana is one of the biggest cocoa producers worldwide!). What we did on this … Continue reading Happy Farmers’ Day!
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 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 I’m a Madam again. Even though I’m the project manager, I still do spend quite some hours a week teaching the students. And they like saying “Ehhhhhh, Maaaaa-daaam!!!”. I have gotten used to it again, even though I don’t really like it. (In brackets: my names are … Continue reading Excuse, Maaaa-daam, what is the meaning of this word???
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