Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 



  Ghana!

Dates: May 18 - June 1, 2015
Application Information:

Application Due Date: Monday, January 26, 2015
Project Leader: TBD

Project Description: The group travels to Worawora in the Volta region of Ghana where they partner with the community based organization, People in Action for Community Enhancement (PACE-Ghana). P.A.C.E-Ghana was established as a community based non profit organization in Ghana in 2007. PACE-Ghana envisioned an opportunity to contribute to Worawora and communities across Ghana. Their effort start with a collection of books and funds and grew into to a LeMoyne College service project and group tip to Worawora and the establishment of the town’s first library, the Okyeame Dankwa Memorial Community Library. 

The team explores issues of education, literacy, healthcare, racial justice and sustainable development and immerses themselves in the local culture through meetings with community representatives and village elders. The team also has the opportunity to explore the rich Ghanaian culture by visiting several ecological and cultural-historical sites in Accra and to gain a deepr understanding of the history of the slave trade in Cape Coast. 

For additional information about P.A.C.E-Ghana, please click here.

Estimated Cost:

$3,000 






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