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DO YOU HEAR THE CHILDREN SINGING? By Georgia Hedrick et al.
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In Ghana, the Street Children meet the Daughters of Charity and a project begins in 2005 by the Archdiocese of Kumasi. Slowly and methodically and with great organization, the outreach begins. In... More > 2018, smiles appear, success is achieved, and sustainability is proved, because graduates come back to help the Project. But the need goes on and on--60,000 children will wander the streets of Kumasi and Accra in Ghana, searching for food and work and education and survival. This is one country in Africa, and one city who is reaching out to educate and inform and provide. There are 120 MILLION children in all of South America, Africa, and India who are wandering to the big cities for survival. They are as young as 5 years old and as old as 18. This book tells of a success story of a few children, and the needs of the many who remain, still searching for their place in the world...< Less
Spatial Strategies For Manyatta By Urban Design Lab
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After three years working together to assist Ghana’s two largest cities, Accra and Kumasi, in reimagining and reinventing more fully integrated and functional downtown neighborhoods there, in... More > this fourth year of MCI’s and UDL’s collaboration we have moved eastward to Kisumu, Kenya’s third largest city and a Millennium City since 2006, which hugs the northeastern corner of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake. As in Accra and Kumasi, UDL’s brilliant faculty and young professional graduate students, hailing from all over the world, were invited to apply their collective knowledge, skills, and experience in the city’s most impoverished, least connected areas, in this case, the informal settlements comprising Manyatta A and B, where MCI has long been working in association with multiple local and international partners.< Less
A Lesson in Heritage - Ghana By Brent Runyon
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These are photos representing a six week service learning experience in Ghana. Six students and one professor went to Ghana in 2005, stayed in the town of Akim Oda, and traveled to places all around... More > Ghana, including Kakum, Ho, Kumasi, Tamale, Larabanga, Mole National Park, and smaller towns. While there, we helped design a new park, an urban redevelopment plan and a heritage tourism plan. We studied traditional architecture and made recommendations on how to maintain tradition while becoming a modern town. Our experiences were often surreal, sometimes harrowing and nearly always interesting. You can't help but fall in love with the people of Ghana - while being simultaneously more frustrated than even before. Peace and Love to Ghana!< Less
F. S. Brereton, Collection By F. S. Brereton
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Frederick Sadleir Brereton (5 August 1852 – 12 August 1957) was a decorated soldier and an author of children's books. In this ebook: With Wellington in Spain, A Story of the Peninsula, On the... More > Road to Bagdad, A Story of Townshend's Gallant Advance on the Tigris, Under the Chinese Dragon, A Tale of Mongolia, How Canada was Won, A Tale of Wolfe and Quebec, The Great Airship, A Tale of Adventure. In the grip of the Mullah, A tale of adventure in Somaliland, With Rifle and Bayonet, A Story of the Boer War, Indian and Scout, A Tale of the Gold Rush to California, A Gallant Grenadier, A Tale of the Crimean War, Roger the Bold, A Tale of the Conquest of Mexico, A Boy of the Dominion, A Tale of Canadian Immigration, The Hero of Panama, With Joffre at Verdun, A Story of the Western Front, Under the Star-Spangled Banner, A Tale of the Spanish-American War, With Wolseley to Kumasi, A Tale of the First Ashanti War, King of Ranleigh, A School Story.< Less
Scriptures from the Sidewalk By Derick Asante
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Scriptures from the Sidewalk a collection of poetry written from the perspective of a young African from Kumasi Derick Asante. The ideology behind the word “scripture” is viewed by many... More > with such great pre-cedence that Derick chose to play on it and entitled his book “Scriptures from the Sidewalk”, a metaphor for the code of the streets and the rules without regulations where he comes from. This an exquisitely created volume which compliments as well as identifies with his drawing and sketching ability. Derick creates yet another image with text as suppose to paints and brushees. This one is for the urban at heart and the general population. Some of the works include remeniscent pieces such as “Back When Pt.1&2” and many others. Extremely refreshing context “Scriptures from the Sidewalk” has a great collection for all to enjoy. An astonishing debut.< Less
Scriptures from the Sidewalk By Derick Asante
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Scriptures from the Sidewalk a collection of poetry written from the perspective of a young African from Kumasi Derick Asante. The ideology behind the word "scripture" is viewed by many... More > with such great pre-cedence that Derick chose to play on it and entitled his book "Scriptures from the Sidewalk", a metaphor for the code of the streets and the rules without regulations where he comes from. This an exquisitely created volume which compliments as well as identifies with his drawing and sketching ability. Derick creates yet another image with text as suppose to paints and brushees. This one is for the urban at heart and the general population. Some of the works include remeniscent pieces such as "Back When Pt.1&2" and many others. Extremely refreshing context "Scriptures from the Sidewalk" has a great collection for all to enjoy. An astonishing debut.< Less
Peripheries In Transition: Bordeaux 3.0 & the Rocade By Urban Design Studio
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2013 - BORDEAUX VIENNE KUMASI - PERIPHERIES IN TRANSITION [Barbara Chénot Camus] In 2013, responding to the invitation of Vincent Feltesse, Columbia University Urban Design program dedicated... More > its studio on Bordeaux ring road : the Rocade. This final report presents the 4 projects realized in the framework of the spring studio and exhibited in May 2013 at Columbia University in New York. In December 2011, Vincent Feltesse, President of Bordeaux Agglomeration (CUB) gave a presentation at Columbia University for the opening of the « Mayors Institute on City Design »1 workshops dedicated to sustainable urban design. The two successive speeches of the deputy mayor of the city of New York, Cas Holloway, and CUB President highlighted in a startling shortcut, both the shared convictions on the role of the metropolis in developing new urban policies to face climate change, and the differences of approaches from each side of the Atlantic. This very gap was of interest for the Urban Design Program.< Less
Reflection in Global Health: An Anthology By Thuy Bui, MD et al.
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This anthology includes sixty-three essays that explore an array of topics as they relate to global health, and it is the cumulative effort of students, educators, and advocates dedicated to helping... More > others. Moving beyond sayings like, “They have so little, but they’re so happy,” and “All you need is love,” the essays take a systematic, reflective approach to experiences in global health. Nauzley Abedini reveals the sensory overload she experienced while conducting a yearlong research fellowship in Kumasi, Ghana, and how accepting that she would never be embraced allowed her to revise her goals and realize that being seen as an outsider is not necessarily incompatible with being accepted or familiar. Ishan Asokan looks back at his time in Amman, the capital city of Jordan, and how he visited a Syrian refugee camp an hour’s drive from a bounty of medical aid. He finds countless people suffering, and all he can give them is love.< Less
Reflection In Global Health: An Anthology By Thuy Bui, MD et al.
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This anthology includes sixty-three essays that explore an array of topics as they relate to global health, and it is the cumulative effort of students, educators, and advocates dedicated to helping... More > others. Moving beyond sayings like, “They have so little, but they’re so happy,” and “All you need is love,” the essays take a systematic, reflective approach to experiences in global health. Nauzley Abedini reveals the sensory overload she experienced while conducting a yearlong research fellowship in Kumasi, Ghana, and how accepting that she would never be embraced allowed her to revise her goals and realize that being seen as an outsider is not necessarily incompatible with being accepted or familiar. Ishan Asokan looks back at his time in Amman, the capital city of Jordan, and how he visited a Syrian refugee camp an hour’s drive from a bounty of medical aid. He finds countless people suffering, and all he can give them is love.< Less

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