Category Archives: Ghana and region

Kwabena Danso Wins the Touching Lives Award

Our Country Director, Kwabena Danso, recently won the Airtel “Touching Lives” award in Ghana. Danso was a guest on a local talk show that made this short documentary about his life and The Yonso Project.

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The Akrofonso Community Library

The Akrofoso community is a farming community with a total population of about 1500 inhabitants. The town is located within the Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Asante Region of Ghana. The community is blessed with two schools with a more »

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Publicity stunt helps Ghana

The idea of an American innovator provides income for the deprived villages. Text and translation from Finnish: Petri Vanhanen Photos: Meeri Koutaniemi Published in Ympäristö-lehti 6/2011 Copyright Ympäristö-lehti 2011. All Rights Reserved. View the original article as a PDF  Mr. more »

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Danso speaks about the Yonso Project

Last fall, YP Country Director Kwabena Danso was chosen as a YouthActionNet Global Fellow by the International Youth Foundation. Here is Danso speaking with the IYF about the Yonso Project, development in Ghana, and how his outlook has been shaped more »

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