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Notes from Ghana #9

Hey there, thanks for all the great comments…I am passing on your greetings for sure. Had a great day today but still writing about it and loading in pics. Check back tomorrow (last night took me one hour to load … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghana #8

Here is a blog entry from Baobab Youth member Ben Compton, with  few photos: Yesterday was Tuesday, which means it was Market Day ( the nearby town of Akatsi hosts a market every fourth day). The market is a ten … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghana #7

Yesterday was finally, at last, a “typical village day”. At least for us. Two drum and dance lessons, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, three DELICIOUS meals at the lodge, hanging out at the Spot for drinks … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghana #6

(Sorry no photos from this day, as requested by our hosts) This entry from parent and chaperone Chris Duschenes about our day yesterday: Of spirituality, sacrifices and cellphones Another day of incredible wonder, learning and startling contrasts. Many individual elements … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghana #5

The Graduation. We all joke that on the schedule, although there are many “typical village days” , there really is no such thing. Every day there is some unexpected event that surprises and engages us. For instance, Kwasi’s daughter MawaKoenya … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghana #4

So the first couple of days here have been spent exploring the village, getting Fantas at the spot and having our first lesson under the trees. All 35 of us played drums and danced Kinka. Although the youth have been … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghana #3

Meeting the arriving Baobab group (all 33 of them) at the Kotoka airport in Accra was exciting…finally all of our plans for this trip becoming real. Kwasi had arranged fr the bus My Goodness to fit us all in, kinda … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghana #2

Yes that was posted by Rory because I was already in Ghana, travelling ahead of the group with our good friend and colleague Jennifer Moir. We two had three crazy busy days in Accra, spending time making some final arrangements … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghana #1

Day one. Hayley arrives at the studio early. The bus arrives at the studio early. Just about everyone arrives early and so off we go……early. Traffic is in our favour and so we get to Trudeau airport early. Everything is … Continue reading

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Packing Party

Last night we assembled  all the generously donated school supplies, sports equipment, dental supplies, guitar, kids clothing and shoes together with our extra duffel bags and went to work packing up the bags to take on our trip. We will … Continue reading

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