Wa Zone: Wisdom of Traditions workshop takes place in two communities

Trainee Volunteer Facilitators of the Sharing Education and Learning for Life (SELL) Programme Ghana organized step-down workshops in the Wa and Nadowli communities of the Upper West Region.

It focused on the Wisdom of Traditions unit of the Programme and occurred on May 27-28. The workshop in Nadowli took place at the McCoy College of Education and brought together students and youth from Jirapa community.

During the respective workshops, participants explored their traditions, their wisdom and the way they have been influenced by them.

Group photo of the workshop in Wa

They reflected deeply on where wisdom lived in the time of their ancestors.

In groups, participants brought out stories, drama, poems and proverbs derived from Dagara culture where they believed wisdom resided.

In the plenary, they shared their wisdom in it and broadened their learning from them. They also pondered on their heritage and faith journeys which helped them appreciate the importance of interfaith relationships and ecumenism.
Participants also pledged to preserve our common home; the earth.

By: Communications Person

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