Category: Atsiame

Category: Atsiame

Life in a small Ghanaian Village

By Denis Vejas For the last couple months of living in Atsiame, we were closely engaged in micro-political and social life of the community. Two months ago the sacred ceremony of ‘instoolment‘ was performed. Covered in white clothes, garnished with sacred plants and local jewels, two ladies from the distant lands were initiated into one of the most […]

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Que Pasa En Mi Casa

Que Pasa En Mi Casa   Words By Lucia Herrero Arranz Yavu, breni, obruni…. Thats’s something you hear a lot, walking the streets of Ghana. In different local languages, all these words mean ‘white man’. There are people who feel offended about it, but for us, when a group of kids are running towards me […]

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Getting Royal

Getting Royal Words by Marina Escudero Merino   No alarms, no traffic no mobiles phones. In Atsiame, the rhythm is not marked by any clocks. Life in the village begins with the first rays of sun, singing of the roosters and the sound of palm brooms in the hands of women cleaning the village. Every […]

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Atsiame prochim ambawan

Atsiame prochim ambawan Words by Marina Escudero Merino   Africa was not an unknown continent to any, but the three roads were destined to meet in the first village beyond the sea. In the Volta region, in the southeast of the Republic of Ghana, the Atsiame community prayed for aid and development to come. Some […]

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