Stories from Ghana

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Ghana.

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Let Girls Learn GLOW Ghana

For 20 years, Girls Leading Our World (GLOW) Camps have been part of Peace Corps Volunteers’ efforts to improve girls’ access to education and empowerment.

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Tubig, nsuo, wata, water

It goes by different names: tubig, nsuo, wata. In my childhood home, the H2O flowing through our pipes was known best as water.

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Camp GLOW, Ghana

In southern Ghana, Peace Corps Volunteers, along with their counterparts and students, shared the importance of self-advocacy and leadership during their annual Girls Leading Our World (GLOW) Camp.

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VIDEO: "No more a girl for the kitchen and a boy for the classroom"

A call to action for girls everywhere by Dorcas Amanor from Volta Region, Ghana.

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Legacy Project: President of Ghana John Dramani Mahama

President of Ghana John Dramani Mahama talks about how the Peace Corps shaped the course of his life. This is the Peace Corps Legacy.

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Turning 80 in the Peace Corps

“I had my 80th birthday in Ghana as a Volunteer!” exclaimed Dorothy Wooldridge, a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who lived and worked in Ghana from 2009 to 2011. 

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Georgia Fourth of July

When Peace Corps Volunteers commit to 27 months of service, they're also committing to spending at least two Fourth of July holidays overseas.

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Food insecurity and undernutrition are among the most urgent issues the global community faces. 

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Caitlin Bauer Ghana

Yes, you read that right: should not

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