Imagine that your legs are splinted and wrapped from the waist down. The splints don’t bend, and neither can you, except to arch backwards or to slump forwards from the waist. You board a tro-tro at 7 am and settle into the backseat, which has just enough room for a grown man’s legs to fit… Read More David


As I settle in to life here in Ghana’s Volta Region, I’m getting a first-hand look at the government (public) school system through my work with KickStart Ghana. I’ve been placed at a Primary/JHS school in the heart of town. Each week, I assistant teach ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) and lead Library sessions for… Read More Wicked!


The following is a blog I wrote for KickStart Ghana – one of the organizations I’ll be working with in Volta Region, Ghana this year!   “Ye-vu! Ye-vu! Ye-vu!” You know you’re in Ghana when you can hear a crowd of KG (Kindergarten) students lying in wait for you just around the corner as you… Read More Yevu!


When I left my home in Winneba 3 years ago, our little neighborhood was full of babies and toddlers. To be perfectly honest, no child is interesting to me until about the age of 2 or 3. I’m one of those terrible human beings who finds babies to be, well, boring after the first 5… Read More Colour