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  • Weekend Trip to the Ashanti Region
    By Rachel McGowan at CIEE
    This weekend the Global Navigators made the beautiful, bumpy journey to the Ashanti region, visiting the city of Kumasi and two nearby villages to learn more about the rich culture...keep reading
    Reflections on Service
    By Rachel McGowan at CIEE
    Each day, students reflect on their experiences at service through writing in their journals. Today, they share their thoughts on their service experience thus far. "It's super fun to work...keep reading
  • Basket Weaving and Service Work
    By Rachel McGowan at CIEE
    Students continue to embark on an adventure in Ghana as Global Navigators. Some of the activities that they are exploring include dancing, basket weaving lessons, and participating in service at...keep reading
  • Akwaaba! (Welcome!)
    By Rachel McGowan at CIEE
    After flights filled with adventure and unexpected twists and turns, everyone arrived safely in Ghana and was greeted with a warm welcome from the CIEE Legon staff. We have been...keep reading
    Final Words of Farewell
    By Kaylee Haskell at CIEE
    After completing our third and final week, our Global Navigators reflected on their experiences in Ghana and summed it up into just one word. Belle: " Eye-opening because I was...keep reading
  • Play and Learn
    By Kaylee Haskell at CIEE
    On Friday, the students had the chance to play football (soccer) with local Ghanaian students. Play & Learn Foundation is a local Non-Governmental Organization that meets after school to focus...keep reading
  • A Trip to TK Beads
    By Kaylee Haskell at CIEE
    Last week, the Global Navigators had the opportunity to visit the TK Bead Making Factory. The students learned about the bead making process which consists of grinding down recycled glass...keep reading

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