Category Archives: Yapalsi

Voices from the Field: The Solar Fellows! (Linda, Lucas, Nick & Sarah)

Hi Everyone! It’s the Solar Fellows here again with an update from Yapalsi! With the help of the community, we finished building and painting the solar charging center in Yapalsi. It was really inspirational to see everyone excited about the … Continue reading

Posted in Fellowship Program, Implementation, Innovasun, solar center, Yapalsi | Leave a comment

Rain, Rain Won’t You Stay?

While it may be summer where you are, in Tamale, the rainy season is in full swing. There are two seasons in Ghana – the rainy season and the dry season. So the terms “winter, spring, summer, fall” don’t mean … Continue reading

Posted in Buja, Gbandu, Gbong, Kpachiyili, Kpalung, Kurugu Vohoyiai, Monitoring, Uncategorized, Yapalsi | 1 Comment

Ramadan: Fasting All Day Means Every Drop of Clean Water Counts

Today marks the 14th day of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where Muslims fast from dawn until sunset, going without food or water for 30 days. The only people who do not fast are nursing … Continue reading

Posted in Cheko, Galinzegu, Gidanturu, Jabayilli, Jagberin, Kadula, Kpalguni, Monitoring, Yapalsi | Leave a comment

A Week of Monitoring

I have officially been in Tamale for a week now, and what a week it has been! After spending a few days getting the office all ready for the Summer Fellows, I headed out to the field to help Shak, … Continue reading

Posted in Buja, Fellowship Program, Gbong, Kadula, Kagburashe, Kpachiyili, Kpalung, Kpaniyili, Kurugu Vohoyiai, Laligu, Libi, Monitoring, Sakpalua, Yapalsi | Leave a comment

Voices from the Field: Team H

Yesterday was OPENING DAY in Yapalsi! After a week of arduous work setting up the facility and distributing safe storage containers, we finally got to see our work pay off. It was fulfilling to watch our women—Sinatu and Irisyatu—becoming supreme … Continue reading

Posted in Fellowship Program, Implementation, Opening Day, Yapalsi | Leave a comment