Yearly Archives: 2017

Reflective Report by Ranveig Kristine Sneve-NORWAY On Sunday the 3rd of October I arrived in Accra together with a friend and fellow nursing student. The flight had gone very smoothly, and we had no problems with our luggage. Fidelis was waiting for us at the airport and that made the whole situation a lot simpler...
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Field work practice at a local social welfare office in Tamale As a part of my education in Sweden to become a social worker I did my 20 week long field work practice at a local social welfare offices in Tamale, Ghana. The reason I went abroad was that my program is focusing on international...
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From Carolien Vermeiren, Jeanne Strijbosch and Lien Jaminon (Belgium / The Netherlands) Mar 2008 Hostfamily: Carolien Vermeiren: Before I arrived in Ghana, I already had contact with Dorien Verdonck, a Belgium volunteer who was already in Ghana for 4 months. I knew that I was going to stay in the same hostfamily. My arrival was...
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February-March 2008 11th of February 2008, this was the date I was looking forward to since 1, 5 years and suddenly the day was there! We took our plane and everything went well, it arrived right on time in Ghana, so Abu and his friend from REVSODEP were waiting for us and took us to...
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February-March 2008 My travel report My name is Gwendolyn and I am a student nurse. I was in Ghana for five weeks doing my practical training. I worked for four weeks in the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Northern Region.. The previous year we could subscribe as a candidate to do a training period abroad in our...
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Hi! I´m finnish student nurse, who accomplished his ten weeks practical training in Tamale –possibility offered and arrangements made by REVSODEP. I´m representing shortly my experiences of internship programme: After traveling and two weeks stay in capital city, Accra I was very eager to start my training in Tamale teaching hospital. I was introduced to...
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Assignment 10/2005 – 04/2006 D.E. DESMYTER (Belgium) It has been quite an experience to work in Africa! My professional life in Europe is mainly focussed at streamlined efficiency, a maximum productivity rate and swift return of investment. Major difference of course between my home professional activities and those of Ghana with the Health Directorate is...
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Hello everyone! I am a Finnish girl who visited Ghana and know I want to tell you something about my stay there. I have been in Ghana twice before this trip. When I was studying I did my work practise in Ghana. So everything wasn.t so new and strange. I was dreaming to travel to...
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Tamale, Ghana… In October 2006 I traveled from Finland to Ghana to work as a volunteer. The city, where I was working, is called Tamale and it lies in the northern part of Ghana. Tamale isn’t a big place but it’s a good place. People are friendly and they welcome you with open arms…what is...
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Dear future volunteers, It seems a long time ago that I stepped out from the arrival lounge at Kotoka airport in Accra., Ghana. The director of the organization was there to meet me at first hand. And after a couple days of rest, sightseeing the capital and the cape coast we headed up to Tamale...
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