2016-2019 Anansi Students

Scholarships have been awarded to a new class of Anansi students.  Here are the students, along with the essay they wrote on their application and their sponsor.  We are honored to help these students improve their lives through education.     Mary Otoo (aggregate 12), sponsors: Gail and Gary Fortenberry There are so many reasons […]

1.The Road

Doris’s Story

This past week we took a trip in my car to Kruwa, a remote village off the road to Kumasi.  Check out the photos to get a feeling for this trip.  Once there, we found Doris who has had to leave school because she was having seizures. She was selling “chips.”  And her parents, whom […]


Annual Student Meeting and Anansi News

Kenneth Wyrick from Los Angeles came to Ghana for his first visit with a friend,  Jacqueline Arkord.  He came armed with a “Raspberry Pi” by World Possible, a device to access Rachel (research access computer hotspot education and learning). He wanted to share this free access to an educational digital library via the internet with the ICT departments in our […]

Year-End Giving

Friends and Supporters of Anansi,   You have believed in our mission. You have supported us in our efforts to make a lasting difference in this world through education. We are grateful for all that we have been able to accomplish with your help.   If you find that at the end of your fiscal […]

A Note about Aggregate Test Scores

Their aggregates are based on the exit examination all Junior High School students take as a method for determining qualification for High School Placement. It is mostly a measure of how well they can memorize the material they have studied in Junior High School. The lower the score, the better the score. They are tested […]

Poetry Reading Event in Portland

On April 5th an impressive community gathered in Portland, Oregon at the invitation of two long time supporters of Anansi, Pam Crow and Gaby Donnell. The friends came to learn about our organization, to hear poetry read and to raise funds for our cause. Ellen Goldberg, a published poet, also donated her time and one […]

African Art in Homes

Our annual auction features a wide collection of beautiful African art. Many auction attendees have bought great pieces at previous auctions that work wonderfully in their homes. We’ve collected some photos from different homes to highlight the many ways these artworks can be incorporated into your home. Here are two examples of African fabrics which […]