Leaving My Comfort Zone by Sally Greenwood

Home Sweet Home. I have been home from Ghana, where I spent four months, for two weeks today! Firstly, if you are reading this you are most likely in the UK sitting in your office or house with most likely a fast broadband. In all likelihood you had a hot shower this morning and had your tea with milk from the fridge and in a minute you may feel thirsty and just wander to the tap and get a glass of water. Later, you might […]

Problems of Making a Difference by Sally Greenwood

Dear everyone! I have been in Ghana for one month and one week now and thought it was high time to send a Footprint Report in before I forget everything that has happened so far! To be honest I’m not really sure where to start! The first thing I want to mention really is culture shock. Before I came to Ghana I spoke about culture shock in an offhand, sure I’m going to get it yeah and then I’ll get over it, kind of way. […]

Let’s Get Sal to Ghana by Sally Greenwood

Hi there! My name is Sally Greenwood, I am twenty one years old and live in Derbyshire. In February, I will be volunteering in Ghana for six months! I am a recent graduate from the University of Nottingham where I studied human geography. Throughout university I enjoyed volunteering and working with young people; from e-mentoring and helping in a local primary school, to becoming a mentor at a local secondary school. Towards the end of my second year I became fixed on the idea of […]