My favorite time of year is the first week of August when GMHope runs their annual a reading Camp at Akramaman in Ghana,West Africa. Seeing the adorable faces of the excited 65-100 children brings me to tears. Life is not easy in the village. We constructed two fine schools in Akramaman; St.
There is no right “skill” needed to help change the life of a child or a mother. What ever you have to offer is what we can use. L - LEADERSHIP Leadership is not defined by age. Leaders help others do the right thing. We have seen teens become strong leaders by
Have you ever wondered how YOU could join us on a mission in Ghana. We understand it is one thing to support the work we do and stand behind our commitment to serve the children, mothers, and families in these villages, but yet another level of engagement to sign up, raise funds and
You can just imagine the shock on my face when the lady in the market announced that she wanted several million cedis for our rice, tomato paste, biscuits, mackerel, sardines, oil, etc. I know food is expensive but this is beyond imagination. Then it dawned on me. This lady has not accepted
It does not take long being in Africa for a Type-A personality like myself to experience two important acronyms: GMT – Ghanaian Maybe Time: The time when an event, pick-up, arrival, etc. is anticipated, because there is no telling when it will actually happen for any number of reasons, but mostly dirt