We have all our new and old students settled in school. Forty returning students and thirty-six new students. Remember we are paying the same money for our returning students who still must pay school fees and tuition. Our new students have all received their chop boxes, trunks, mattresses, sheets, pillows, blankets, buckets and cutlasses. Right […]
Last year Anansi supporter Megan Galley came to visit Ghana. During her time there, she took video footage and the result is this video. Enjoy!
Secondary education in Ghana is experiencing a period of change, and Anansi Education is preparing to meet the subsequent changing needs as they come. The government of Ghana has announced that they will make secondary education free for incoming freshmen this September. This will NOT include any students who are already enrolled (which means that […]
***UPDATED: All items have sold. If you are interested in a specific item or type of item, please contact us. Thank you for your interest. *** As this year’s Anansi event will be a celebration rather than an auction, we have decided to post a listing of a variety of items for sale here. Anyone […]
This year’s 2017 Anansi Event has changed from an auction to a celebration at 501 16th St, Bellingham. Shortly we will be uploading photos of all the African items for sale so you can get a pre event look at this year’s offerings. We look forward to this annual gathering when we will exchange stories, […]
Please join us for the 13th Annual Anansi Education Auction this May 13th, 2017. It will be held in Bellingham, and features a live auction with African art pieces, a silent auction of assorted items, and a dinner. Proceeds support scholarships for Anansi students. We look forward to seeing you there! Tickets can be purchased here.
On my return from the U.S., where I went for eye-shots and Christmas with my family, I brought back with me, as usual, a bunch of stuff. Included were 18 defensive pepper spray units for our girls at the Anansi House in Abura (they often walk home after dark from school and were expressing concern […]
People often ask me what life is like in Ghana. “What do you do all day?” I never know how to answer that question because each day is different and not always predictable. Some days are bad, others okay and some very good. Today was a good day. The morning started off with an email […]
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 […]
This week Mohammed and Anansi volunteer Megan Galley traveled to the village of Kruwa to do home visits for a group of students who have requested scholarships. These photos of potential students’ homes give you a picture of life in a small village in Ghana and show living conditions similar to that of most of […]