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Our Farewell Meal In Our Finest Ghanaian Clothes

After 3 months working alongside TradeAID our placement is coming to an end this week. To celebrate our achievements we were all invited to a farewell meal with all of the TradeAID team. We had a lovely time and we … Continue reading

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Our Final Days…

To sum up our time in Bolga, here’s a short summary of what we have achieved! We unpicked the last teams report which explored some of the issues that the crafts workers in Bolga face and we’ve added a supplementary … Continue reading

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URA Radio – Take 2

        Since our last post featuring our radio appearance we were invited to go back to the radio station again and yesterday we attended the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation. We joined Conrad this week and we took the … Continue reading

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Learning Azonto

Whilst we have been out in Ghana we have been invited by our colleagues at work and by the national volunteers to Azonto!! Azonto is an original Ghanaian expressive dance and music form that is very popular. The dance involves … Continue reading

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Our Final Meeting With The Crafts Workers Of Bolga

Yesterday, we had our stakeholders meeting with the local crafts people living in Bolgatanga. We’d decided to do an informal meeting where we could educate the crafts workers in global products and product diversification. We invited spokes people from the … Continue reading

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The Chief’s Crocodile Pond

   This weekend we drove up to a town called Paga, which is on the Burkina Faso border. This small town is famous for its sacred crocodile ponds and the locals believe that the crocodiles hold the souls of the … Continue reading

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The Finale Of Filming For Our Crowd-Funding Project

As mentioned in one of our earlier posts we had set out to film and edit a short fundraising video to benefit some of the crafts people living in Bolgatanga. This video has been created to raise funds for an … Continue reading

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