I was looking for a good experience. Something that would allow me to be engaged with a community that I was not necessarily familiar with.
I left Ghana just over a week ago, and yet Future of Africa (FOA) seems to be on my mind today as much as ever. As I've been settling back into Canadian society, I've given a great deal of thought to what I've taken away from the experience and how I've been impacted personally.
The idea of local ownership is something I share with FOA. This means that instead of us just building something that might break down after a while we use local expertise and materials to make it sustainable.
We are leaving for Ghana on July 1st for 6 weeks. If you are looking for an opportunity to work, live and engage with a local community in Africa, this is your opportunity.
On this trip, we will be working in Lolito, Ghana where we were last year to build two additional classrooms at Smile Child Foundation.
This trip will give you a different understanding of life and challenge you to step outside your comfort zone. Spots are limited, so if you or someone you know is interest, apply today!