The school is ready!

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After 2 months of hard work, the first school block is done! It’s a so-called natural or ecological building, using a type of stone that is very common around here instead of cement block, and with clay mixed with gravel for mortar. This not only cuts down the costs considerably, but also sets an example […]

We have a new car!

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Finally, after a couple of years of car problems, we were able to get a ‘new’ car. (I use the inverted commas, because it’s not brand new, but it’s new to us.) It’s a Nissan Patrol 4×4 from 2000 with 7 seats and a roofrack. This will obviously go a long way in facilitating the […]

Coaching health volunteers

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In 2006 Project Share started a health programme in Pumo. This mainly involved education on health issues (nutrition, malaria, hygiene) and assisting them in finding help (supporting an application for a borehole). In all this stimulating people to take action themselves, rather than just waiting for things to happen, played an important role. The programme […]

School renovation – part 2

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In July 2006 three French Swiss came to experience life here. Together with them we were able to work on the primary school in Yagingu/Kpigi, just outside Gushegu, attended by more than 200 children. One of the two buildings had never been painted, so we arranged for materials and many hands made the work easy […]

Paint-job for primary school – part 1

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This is old news – but gives an impression of what we’ve been doing. From 10th-27th July 2006 three French and Swiss university students came on a summer trip to experience life and work in Ghana. Part of the trip was some practical outreach, for which we decided to paint a local school building. Painting […]

Visit Medical Team

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Imagine living in a village, which is about two hours’ travel from the nearest health facility – by bicycle, because that’s the only means of transport you have. Or imagine always being the last one to be attended to at a clinic because you’re considered a witch. Or again, imagine having a child that is […]