Contributor Jen Jen Murtagh writes about her life-changing journey to Africa with One Girl Can, a Vancouver-based non-profit that works with schools and communities in Kenya and Uganda.
Archive of posts tagged "Africa"
We are in the middle of a global crisis and the Horn of Africa region needs all the help it can get. It wasn’t struck by a tsunami and it wasn’t rocked by an earthquake but there is a massive draught of epic proportions and it has been slowly growing into the largest humanitarian disaster […]
The Cadbury Bicycle Factory is now open for 2011. This online, virtual bike factory swaps your Cadbury product codes for bike parts that translate into real bikes being built and sent over to students in Ghana, which I got to be a part of earlier this year. The Bicycle Factory Steps: Find the product code […]
It was two months ago to the day that I flew 15 hours from Vancouver, to London, then Accra, Ghana in order to take part in the delivery of over 4,000 bicycles with Cadbury. Following a successful virtual campaign called “The Bicycle Factory“, these real bikes were delivered to rural villages in Ghana thanks to […]
I am currently in Ghana to experience Cadbury’s Bicycle Factory delivery. This is their second delivery in two years thanks to the help of Canadians who participated in the online project. When departing Kumasi City (Ghana’s second largest city) to head back to Accra (the capital) we ran into a bit of an issue at […]