Monthly Archives: August 2014
They are so creative. Even a wheelbarrow becomes a toy. Volunteers spend hours putting marker tattoos on the kids. Here is a small sample of her work. Blodge orchestrated a water balloon fight after their last day of school. Fun … Continue reading
The rooster wakes us as early at 3:30 am. I roll over and pretend like I don’t here it. By 6 am, there’s no more ignoring. The voices of the boys in the shower, the brooms sweeping, the giggles of … Continue reading
Time seems to move differently here. It feels like we’ve packed a week’s worth of experiences into a 24 hour period. At the same time, the weeks seem to fly by. Thursday was the last full day of school. Many … Continue reading
The carpenters have finished building the rafters for the roof. The masons are busy smoothing the cement walls. The big decisions today are choosing the roof color and the wall color for the school. Mr. Sam wants one color … Continue reading
The school is moving along well. The brickwork for the 2nd floor is complete. The carpenters began building the roof. It seems to be going up quickly. Yesterday, the volunteers and kids helped to move wood to the second floor … Continue reading
Amy, JoDee, Robbie & Mitch at the Accra Airport. Blodge already got a phone number from a customs agent. He thinks they should marry.