After a good night’s sleep and breakfast, collected by Rose & Eric for the drive to the United Hearts Children’s Centre.  This is where the orphanage is located.  Dropped off at volunteer house and Rose went through the house rules and basic Twi (local language).  Met Isaac, the volunteer house assistant, who does the cleaning and cooking (with a little bit of help from the volunteers) and Nana, the orphanage volunteer co-ordinator.

Then it was onto the orphanage for a familiarisation visit. It was a bit overwhelming being greeted by all the lovely children and taking it all in, but I did expect this.  The orphanage has a school next to it which is used by local children and the orphanage.  Walked into Bawjiase town to see where to get the TroTro (small minibus) and taxi.  During the tour I was kindly given some cooling fresh watermelon by Isaac’s aunt, who sells them from a roadside market stall.

Walked back to the volunteer house for dinner and to get ready for the next day.



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