Ghana Together works with our Ghanaian friends of Western Heritage Home, a Ghanaian-registered and managed non-profit, to improve social, educational, and health conditions in Axim, Ghana. Together we accomplish projects, connect WHH to resourceful individuals and organizations, and create sustainable programs. We make a real difference to real people in a local, grassroots effort. Our website at tells our story.

Sep 17, 2012

Vacation School Photos

Well, we finally received a few photos of the 3-week English/Math/Computer Vacation School we described in our last post. We would have enjoyed more, but we're grateful for what we received! It has been fun to experience the excitement of this "education experiment" in Axim. By all accounts, it was a smashing success.

Where is Africa? Where is Ghana?

Per James, kids who missed the bus walked the 1-2 miles or so to be able to use the One Laptop Per Child Computers. Thank you, you G1G1 donors! By popular demand, WHH will run "OLPC Saturday Classes" going forward. These kids have only SEEN computers---never touched one before. Did we mention we accept OLPCs in any condition?


What is a measuring cup? 

Now it's getting complicated! LED light sources? Where is Nana Jerome when we need him?