Tag: Anglican Diocese of Accra

  • Why Do I Come Here Year After Year?

    I thought deeply about this question as I packed three suitcases with school supplies, water filters, children’s blankets and pillowcase dresses getting ready to leave the US. Then I packed three more suitcases for the team that is arriving next week and pondered some more. Why do I leave my family and all the comforts […]

  • THEN A MIRACLE HAPPENED!

    By Debi Frock, Founder/Executive Director I just landed in Ghana yesterday. The sights, sounds and smells brought back a flood of beautiful memories as soon as I stepped off the plane into the sunlit sky. Each year when I return it feels like I never left. The flight was longer than usual; going from Washington, DC, […]

  • One Little Mosquito By Debi Frock, Founder

    One Little Mosquito By Debi Frock, Founder

    My favorite time of year is the first week of August when GMHope runs their annual a reading Camp at Akramaman in Ghana,West Africa. Seeing the adorable faces of the excited 65-100 children brings me to tears. Life is not easy in the village. We constructed two fine schools in Akramaman; St. Paul’s nursery/kindergarten and […]

  • Hip, Hip, Hooray!

    Hip, Hip, Hooray!

    In 2007 Pastor Becki Neumann, Bruce Neumann, Judy Chaney, Mercia Laryea, The Mother’s Union and I open St. Paul’s preschool to 87 children and 45 parents who were not sure about this idea of putting children into a classroom. Here we are eight years later with more than 180 children in the school, which now […]

  • Guess who’s going to Ghana?

    Guess who’s going to Ghana?

    For the last 5 summers the core team of Becki Neumann+, Bruce Neumann and Zach Neumann have been traveling to Ghana with adult and teen volunteers to run a Reading Camp. The camp targets children who are struggling to learn to read in English–not their native language. Not only is learning English a struggle but […]

  • Sharing the Secret

    Every once in a while a project comes along that truly touches your heart. Last year I was introduced to a wonderful idea to help children in developing nations learn how to overcome problems with worms. “The Secret to Being Strong” is a coloring book developed by Jean MacKay Vinson and JAMSBooks to introduce children […]

  • Thank You United Thank Offering

    Last year Ghanaian Mothers’ Hope received a generous grant from the United Thank Offering, through the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, Ascension Episcopal Church, Westminster, and the Anglican Diocese of Accra.  With the help of Barbara English, Dottie Arthur, The Right Reverened Eugene Sutton, Archbishop Justice Akrofi, The Reverend Ronald Fisher and a host of others, […]