"On the ground" with Kara
As communications manager for Exponential Education, I spend about half of my time traveling to our various programs - the after school tutoring programs as well as our girls leadership programs - to record and promote what it is that we are doing here in Ghana. This means traveling to many parts of Kumasi as I visit the schools that we work in. The most exciting part of my job is when I get to meet students: the outgoing ones who want me to take their picture as well as the
Expo at university expos!
Clara with some typical U.K. figures at an exposition in Accra. As a spokesperson for our tutoring and study abroad services here in Kumasi, I have been representing Exponential Education Tutoring Services (ETS) at university expositions in Accra. Even in Kumasi, one of the major Ghanaian cities, not many programs take place that are dedicated to those students who wish to study outside of Ghana. However, Ghanaian students are not entirely forgotten. Many programs have been t
Introducing new program associate Georgina Paterson!
Hello Expo Bloggees! My name’s Georgina and it’s nearly two weeks since I touched down in Accra to be welcomed by our Director of Operations, Laura. I certainly feel akwaaba’d out, and that I won’t forget my Twi lesson on how to respond to this kind and ubiquitous comment by the friendly Ghanaians around Kumasi. My role here is to train up in Kumasi with the other Expo volunteers, and learn all the facets, tricks, and potential problems of running an Expo programme before mov
Back in action now that the strike is over!
Above: Diosdado, Daniel, Godfred and Selby. Missing: Abigail Despite a brief hiatus in this term’s programs due to the teacher’s strike in Ghana, Expo’s after-school programs are well underway and our tutors and students have started getting into a routine. Initially, I wasn’t sure what to expect of my tutors from Kenyasi SHS, but they have more than impressed me so far. All five of them have been working hard each week to teach as much as possible to our students at Aberim J