Wa Zone: Workshops take place in Bu and Piina

Trainee volunteer facilitators of the Sharing Education and Learning for Life (SELL) Programme Ghana have organized step-down workshops in Bu and Piina in the Nandom Municipality of the Upper West Region.

It focused on the Wisdom of Traditions unit of the Programme and happened, April 8-10.

Participants explored their traditions, their wisdom and the way they have been influenced by them.

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

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

Participants in the plenary.

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.

The participants in the respective workshops were drawn from Nandom, Bu, Hamile, Ketuo, Piina, Fielmuo and Ko communities.

Group photograph of the workshop in Piina

Sixty-one (61) youth participated in Bu, with fifty-two (52) in Piina.

“However little food we have, we’ll share it, even if it’s only one locust.” – Madagascar Proverb

By: Communications Person

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