Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Team Techiman

During my first year of service I had the good fortune to be about five hours away from a group of volunteers, more or less clustered around the city of Techiman. Things at site are going relatively well, and I think I can see a way clear through my second year, but that's largely due to the help I've gotten from them, both with projects and also just with the unique frustrations of living as an isolated American in Ghana. When I needed to hang out I'd bounce over to Techiman and see them, talk shop, talk life, drink, and laugh. My friends were in their second year of service when I started, and over the last couple months they've been packing up and drifting out of Ghana, making their way home by various routes. So here's to you, Techiman-fuo! Good friends, good volunteers, good people.


Teri talking to her counterpart Peter about HIV/AIDS work at Holy Family Hospital in Techiman


Chris (Johnny Cash style), Matt, and Erik - Bib Day in Techiman Market

The inestimable Mr. Will Bishop, my nearest neighbor, now traveling in Morocco



At the pito bar on Bib Day, Techiman Market. Greg ("Farm Manager") is in the striped bibs.


Erik and Chris commissioned a self-portrait

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