When I was in Ghana 2 weeks ago by coincidence I’ve met Joy Tang from Taiwan. Joy Tang previously a Cisco Fellow has been engaging in a process of building community over the last several years. Core to this process has been the building of the oneVillage Eco-Partner network. This is the result of several years of travel and research. One of her goals has been to create a central space where people can gather and create community, as represented in the Unity Center concept, which evolved from what she learned about Ojishe Houses in Nigeria.
Joy spent 5 weeks with 10 students from Taiwain in Winneba to support oneVillage Winneba (about 1 hour west of Accra). They were setting up a new Wifi and teaching the kids how to use computers.
Joy took me to an amazing event in Jugwa. A very traditional, cultural event – pure Africa: The installment of a new chief in the kingdom of Jugwa. Some videos of this will follow.
During the event Emmanuel Richardson performed with his band Unity Drum. I really loved their dance and drum shows … Here is the “Drums United Trilogy”🙂