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How basket weaving gives women in Ghana’s Single Mothers Association financial independence

For the single mothers of Yorogo, basket weaving isn’t a hobby. Single mothers don’t have time for hobbies. These women weave baskets for money, not pleasure. But there is some pleasure in enduring a task with the support of friends. After a few minutes of singing and dancing together before work, the single mothers squeeze … Continue reading

Photojournalism etiquette in Africa

I’m going through culture shock. I’ve been trying to deny it to myself, but on Day 4, I’m starting to accept it. Accra is different than Lawrence, believe it or not. (The fact that there are palm trees everywhere definitely makes up for the humidity.) And my role as a journalist is different in Accra … Continue reading