Returned Missionary Uses Playground to Improve Life for Ghanians

by | Sep. 09, 2014

News from Utah

A little ingenuity goes a long way — especially for thousands of children in Ghana.

In rural areas where hundreds of students attend school, there’s little chance that the schools will receive power for decades. When the sun goes down nightly around 6 p.m., homework can’t be completed until the following day. There are no overhead lights, no illuminated computer screens, no lamps with cords running from the wall. This is where a Utah nonprofit organization comes in.

“It’s an interesting story, spending 18 months as [an LDS] missionary in Ghana … we were visiting villages that were not very modern at all, even by Ghanian standards. 

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