BFF Workshop Diaries

  • Article by Daniel Rahmann. When I returned from Ghana this year, many people were expecting me to come back with harrowing stories about human trafficking, and I have to admit, before I went, I too was preparing myself for the same thing. Human Trafficking, after

  • Article by Jason Otoo. I’m Jason Otoo, CEO of the ‘Odikro’ Royals Dance Company, Ghana, and the lead dance and healing instructor for the ‘Beauty For Freedom’ summer program aimed at combatting child trafficking in Ghana.  Working with the Beauty for Freedom team this summer

  • Article by Michael Räuschl. The past 5 years, I’ve worked for Beauty for Freedom as an Ambassador and Creative Director behind the scenes and I finally could manage to join PROJECT GHANA 2019 in Winneba, Ghana. It was my first time to volunteer for the

  • Article by Jerry Chu. “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination encircles the world. “ – Albert Einstein All I needed as a kid growing up was a

  • Article by Not.Travis Photography by Erica Simone & Not.Travis Going to Africa on a volunteer trip had always been something that I dreamt of since I was a little kid. For whatever reason, I always knew it was something I was going to do. I

  • Article by Jerry Chu Photography by Challenging Heights “Friends International Academy” Youth   “Hi My Name is Noah and I’m 10 years old.  I want you to be my BFF.” As I stepped off the bus into Challenging Heights, I saw a sea of welcoming

  • Article and Photography by Erica Simone   When Monica first told me months ago that we would be leading a project in Ghana, I honestly didn’t know what to expect. I had never considered traveling to Ghana, mainly because I didn’t know anything about it,

  •   Article by Shannon Mac Ardhail   “Kwesi!” two boys cheered and exchanged brilliant smiles, first to each other then to me, from the opposite diagonal corner of a table of the Challenging Heights’ school library in Winneba, Ghana. Next, they gave me a decisive, slow,

  • Article By Zephy Photography by Challenging Heights   It’s been twenty-four hours since we’ve arrived in Ghana, a vibrant country filled with gregarious and good-natured people.  We’ve been greeted with an abundance of huge, kind smiles, graciousness, and plenty of fried rice.  For our first

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