LDS Brothers' Eagle Projects Take Them to Ghana

by | May 21, 2014

News from Utah

Sporting a Boy Scout uniform and a broad smile, 13-year-old Stanford Ballard stood in front of dozens of happy, energetic Ghanaian school children at the Empower Academy as part of an ambitious Eagle Scout Project that has become a Ballard family tradition.

Numerous bins filled with books and other school supplies donated by people back home in Utah were stacked up next to him, with some books displayed for the children to see.

One of the many books was titled “Let’s Make a Snowman!”

Considering that Ghana is located in a tropical climate, a book about snow could provide an opportunity to broaden the horizons of the children.

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