Africa Day – its importance and celebration in Ghana

Every year on May 25, Africa Day is celebrated around the world. Did you know that Ghana played a central role in the creation of the so-called A-Day? In today’s blogpost we talk more about the history and meaning of this holiday. Furthermore, we give you an insight on how Ghana celebrates this special day.

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Health – A human right or a privilege?

Since 1954, the WHO has commemorated its founding with the World Health Day, highlighting a different subject connected to health each year. This year, they are focusing on "Building a fairer, healthier world". Although health is a human right, not everyone has the same opportunities for a healthy life and good medical care.

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Diversification of Income: A cocoa farmer’s perspective

In our last Kickstarter campaign, our supporters sponsored 500 coconut seedlings for the cocoa farmers of Amanase and Suhum. Why does this make such a huge difference? Our Accra-based creative team travelled to the cocoa farms to find out more about the importance of diversification of income. If you would also like to donate a coconut seedling, you can sign up for our newsletter - we will plant one coconut seedling for every subscription.

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Women in management positions: An opportunity in Ghana and globally

Only around a quarter of all management positions are filled by women globally. At 21 percent, Germany is even well below this figure. Factors such as poor compatibility of family and career, stereotypical thinking or patriarchal structures make it difficult for women to step into a management position.

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