The more than 2,100 seedlings planted by students will help support the sustainability of Ghana’s local cocoa farms.
The group also will participate in an event with The Hershey Company and its partnership with Project Peanut Butter which provides malnourished children ready-to-use therapeutic foods.
Malaria will be by far the most common illness you will see, along with other tropical illness such as Typhoid and Hepatitis.
As Ghana does not have the same levels of sanitation as we are fortunate to have you will also become experienced in the treatment of intestinal parasites and dysentery.
Many of the hospitals have links with small rural clinics so if your time with us permits, we will also arrange for you to spend time on a rural outreach clinic, usually a rural inoculation programme.
When you arrive, you will meet your project supervisor who will chat to you about your previous experience and objectives.
The group plans to learn more about Ghanaian culture and traditions by touring the Manhyia Palace Museum, the former residence of Ashanti region royalty.XO deployment preparations I put out a plea on behalf of Ghana Together, a 501c3 engaging in charity work in Axim, Ghana, for donations of OLPCs from those who may have purchased them on the Buy One/Give One program. On April 7, three of us from GT travelled to Axim with the OLPCs.One of us is a computer scientist and the other two are experienced computer users.I have never participated in a program that put me in contact with so many amazing and inspiring people.No matter where you go, the project GLA sets up makes a very real difference in the community you live in and beyond.