Yearly Archives: 2015

Wow, where has the time gone?! I can’t believe its almost been 8 weeks! With the conclusion of this amazing trip quickly coming to an end, I can’t help but to reflect on how blessed we have been to be part of such an incredible experience. I have had the most amazing experiences being back […]

Final Chapter

This blog post comes to us courtesy of intern Alan Propp. What a whirlwind of a week it’s been so far. After around a month, we said a sad farewell to Tony’s Lodge and Sunyani, and greeted the bustling city of Kumasi, in the heart of the Asante Region. The change has been relatively dramatic, […]


This week’s blog post is brought to us by intern Hailey Juszczak I rub my feet in the sand; my wrinkled toes breathe in the sticky air, finally free from the sweat traps we call Toms™. The giant waves tower above our bodies at 10 feet, but we run towards them childishly. Pummeled and pummeled […]

Coastal Living

On Tuesday, we finished up our work at New Life Orphanage and headed over to Kumasi Children’s Home. In a previous trip, the interns had visited the home and did all the necessary work for the profiling of all the children. However, this orphanage resides in the heart of the city and receives new cases […]

Medaase, Ashanti Region!

This blog comes to us courtesy of Isaac Jones This week we started with a holiday on Monday. To celebrate the holiday, and Nicole’s birthday, we went with Nicole’s aunt’s family to dinner. After an enjoyable meal where we discovered how delicious Shawarma is, we danced. Our van driver, Prince, really enjoyed the classic Ghanaian […]


This week’s post comes to us courtesy of Janine Cadet   After a week of completing two orphanages and an exciting adventure at Mole National Park, the Kaeme group eagerly entered into Week 3 of our trip! Our next stop was Adullum Orphanage in Obuasi. Our first day there we started with our informal interview […]

Challenges Mixed with Adventure

Anyone familiar with Ghanaian culture knows the role that football, or soccer as Americans call it, has in the society.  One cannot walk down the street without being bombarded by endless advertisements and vendors selling jerseys with players ranging from the Asamoah Gyan, the captain of the national team, to the more well-known Cristiano Ronaldo. […]

Land of Elephants and Football

This week’s blog post comes to us courtesy of Nicole Acheampong Hello, Kaeme friends! Being in Ghana again has been simultaneously exhilarating and soothing. I am Ghanaian-American, my parents having grown up here before emigrating to the U.S. for university and job opportunities. This trip marks my sixth time visiting my family’s home country. It also […]

The Persistence of Waiting

  Our first blog post of Summer 2015 comes to us courtesy of Nancy B Sutter! Oh what a week it has been! The Kaeme 2015 summer interns have arrived in Ghana! By Monday, June 29th we were all united in Accra for our official first day of what I call our ‘internship adventure’ together. […]