Autoren-Archiv: Zaira Cesian

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Farewell and Anticipation

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Two weeks. In two weeks, six months are over and thereby my stay in Ghana is coming to an end. It is a weird feeling, stuck between “can’t wait to get home” and “I am going to miss this country, those places, the people”. Ending my work at the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO and […]

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Amnesty International Youth Camp

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“All humans are being born equal and free in dignity and in rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.” (Declaration of Human Rights) This sentence out of the Declaration of Human Rights builds the foundation of the work of Amnesty International. The organization […]

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How to turn a 5-hour ride into 9 hours.

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There are days in life, when everything seems to be going wrong. Last Saturday was such a day. Laura and me planned to visit Lake Bosumtwe, a lake close to Kumasi in the Ashanti region, to do horse riding and relax for a long weekend. Google maps predicted a 5-hourr ride and we thought that […]

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School Outreach

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Work work work work work…. The last two weeks were very busy, because my project finally entered into the implementation phase. In line with the ASPNet (UNESCO Association Schools Project Network) it was planned to visit 6 schools in the Volta region and introduce the programme as well as the educational material on plastic that […]

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Intermediate Seminar

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Intermediate Seminar- meaning more than half of our voluntary service is already over. At the intermediate seminar volunteers within the same continent reunite to exchange experiences and reflect the past three months. For this reason, we (volunteers from Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon and Lesotho) were send to Namibia, where five other kulturweit-volunteers are situated. Seeing that […]

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Experiences while travelling in Ghana

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Ghana is beautiful, Ghana is diverse and Ghana is wonderful. Those are the first things that come into my mind, when thinking about the last two weeks. I was happy that my boyfriend came to visit me and we had the chance to travel around Ghana together. Cape Coast   While planning the route it […]

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Things that happened in April

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Unlike in Germany funerals in Ghana are cheerful. They are happening on the streets and the whole family comes together and celebrates for three days with a lot of food, drinks and loud music. I can tell that the music is loud, seeing that a funeral just happened right in front of my window last […]

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Time is Flying

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Sitting in the office with no light and no internet access, I finally have the time to write another post. The past two and a half weeks were full of new experiences again and it will be difficult to sum up everything. Therefore I will just point out to some important aspects that reflect my […]

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First Impressions

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Little remark: I decided to write in English, because some people from my Erasmus in Poland asked me to. It has been one week since I arrived to Accra now. One week full of new things, faces and impressions. Looking back at it I would say that I had a good start, even though some […]

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Aufgeregt

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In 3 Tagen geht es los. In 3 Tagen sitze ich im Flugzeug, was mich zunächst nach Lissabon und dann nach Accra bringen wird. Auch wenn 3 Tage schnell rum gehen fühlt sich das für mich noch sehr weit weg an. Vermutlich werde ich erst richtig glauben, dass ich 6 Monate in Ghanas Hauptstadt Accra […]