6/30/16 We had an end of the trip dinner with our internship mentors and our professor. We had dinner at Coco Lounge and wore the dresses we got made at our seamstresses. We all bought cloth throughout the trip, and got different colors and designs! Advertisements
6/29/16 We left Cape Coast early morning to head back to Accra. We had a relaxing time on the beach!
6/27/16 Canopy walk at Kakum National Park!
6/25/16 Took a tour of Elmina Castle- which was an important stop on the North Atlantic slave trade. There are no words to explain how emotional this was-but I encourage everyone to go to Elmina Castle and learn more about the effects of the slave trade.
6/23/16 Today is the last day of Margaux and I’s internship at LAWA. We met encouraging, helpful and gracious people at this internship! Looking back, I am proud of how we learned to navigate the area, picked up the local language, and created our own adventures! Here’s a picture of our unofficial mentor, Karen, who… Read More Last day of Internship
About 6 girls went on a trip to an art gallery after dinner. We heard about it through a local Facebook event and decided to check it out. It was amazing! There were so many artists that had creative pieces with social messages. Below is a picture of a woman who’s art piece was herself… Read More Museum of Science & Technology
June 11, 2016 We visited a community in Ghana that specialized in making Adinkra Ink. The ink for Adinkra stamping is made from the bark of the Badie tree (Bridelia Ferrungia). First the bark is shaved off. The ink producer soaks the bark in water for one day and then pounds it in order to soften… Read More Adinkra Ink