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Voices Of Inspired Children Engaging Society (Voices)

Reflections on a rainy day in Accra

Posted by Ahmeda Mansaray

… I have been here for two weeks now. Here. Home. Where I say my dust is drawn. Where I have always felt a sense of purpose. For 2 weeks. With 6 more weeks to go, I think it is fair enough to say that enough time has passed for me to spiritually, physically and Read More…

 

My journey from “Airport” to “Ringroad”.. from panic to gratitude..

Posted by Ahmeda Mansaray

I woke up at 4am startled. Somewhere in my subconscious, my conscious voice was screaming at me to get up. Screaming so loudly, I was jerked right out of sleep with what felt like the force of an unexpected ocean wave. Ok. eyes open. Reorient. Get up and get out of bed. As i swing Read More…

 

From Toronto to Istanbul to Accra..

Posted by Ahmeda Mansaray

I am going home. I am in a place that feels like home, coming from a place that became my home, going back to a place that I have always know to be home. I say I am from the ocean-side, and indeed this is true, but my ocean side is on the western coast Read More…

 

St John Ambulance supports VOICES

Posted by Ahmeda Mansaray

  A special VOICES Thank you to St John Ambulance, Central Toronto Branch, for their donation of First aid and CPR Training kits and books to VOICES.  Starting September 2013, Both VOICES Ghana and VOICES Canada will be offering free First Aid and CPR Training for all the young people who are participating in any Read More…

 

Nj3 Nshoona (I come from the ocean side)

Posted by Ahmeda Mansaray

Yesterday, VOICES was informally “out-doored” in Toronto at the Trauma to Triumph Conference. I was an invited member of the speaker panel and my task was to speak to how my personal transformation led to the social transformation that is captured in VOICES’ mission, vision and work. I spoke about my childhood and where the Read More…

 

Tomorrow VOICES is outdoored in Toronto

Posted by Ahmeda Mansaray

I am both excited and nervous at the same time. This week I printed new business cards, a few hundred fliers and finally finished the work to get the VOICES website launched (Antonio Carito, our web designer is the best!). All of this in preparation for a my participation in the for the  “Transforming Trauma Read More…

 


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