The First Day: Through the eyes. . . . .

The First Day: Through the eyes. . . . .

of a Child: The bus has come with the obruni! The first day of reading camp has arrived; it is time for books and fun and books and art and books and smiles. Did I mention books? (Our suitcases were filled with over 500 books) The lure is so great that even a child...
Row, row, row your boat

Row, row, row your boat

Bright and early, 5 am, this morning, Mercia and I climbed into the car with our tro-tro driver, Ben, and sped down the highway towards Lake Volta in the far east corner of the Eastern Region. The two-hour trip would have doubled if we had waited until 7am, so we left...
My Second Mission in Ghana

My Second Mission in Ghana

JACKIE COATES–RETURNING MISSIONER FROM 2011 In 2011, I went to Ghana to do my first reading camp. By the end of the week I looked like I had been left in the jungle for twelve hours. My eyes were red from crying, my body was soaked with sweat, my skin had a heavy tan...