Papermaking in Ghana

I just got an email from a friend about a summer teaching opportunity through the Cross Cultural Collaborative. It sounds like an incredible opportunity {some info below}. Please pass it along!

Description: We are looking for a volunteer to work in Ghana in August 2007 teaching paper making to Ghanaian children.We have started experimenting with indigenous materials like pineapple and plantain. The children make blank books from the paper and then we sell the books to pay school fees.

qualifications: know how to make paper using lo-tech equipment and an interest in working with Ghanaian children

contact: If interested, contact Ellie at 1-617-277-0482 or at

apply by: 6/20/07

salary is room and board in Ghana (your pay for airfare)

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