Author: Jessbegen

A robot, a farmer, and a drummer walk into a bar…

…in Ghana!
In Ghana friendly faces were willing to open their schools, jobs, and communities to help us learn more.
First up was Ashesi University. It’s here that we meet our robot and our farmer. Ashesi is new to Accra – new in terms of its founding in 2002, but also new … Read more 

From Silicon Valley to West Africa — What you need to know about education and entrepreneurship in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire

EDUCATION
In learning about the education systems in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, one characteristic was described over and over again. And that is the rote nature of the education system. School systems in both nations were described as following a “traditional” format centered on lectures, memorization, and repetition. This did not … Read more