PAMBE Ghana’s Global Market, a seasonal fair trade shop, is now open with hours from noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through Dec. 23. The Market provides destination shopping for unusual and unique gifts, including a wide selection of folk art from around the world.
The Global Market, located at 6516 N. Olie in Oklahoma City, is staffed by volunteers. All merchandise is purchased directly from artisans or from certified members of the Fair Trade Federation. Fair trade principles include a guarantee that artisans are paid a fair price for their products. They also receive assistance with design development, quality control and improved working conditions.
Refresher course at Faith Montessori in Accra
In August, all 17 PG field staff arrived in Accra safely on Sunday and began a 5-day workshop at Faith Montessori School. The course timetable includes theory and demonstrations in the morning and practice in the afternoons. Yesterday, we began with an overview of Montessori philosophy and practical life activities. Today, the focus will be on numeracy/arithmetic, followed by literacy and language, and cultural studies to Thursday. Friday is reserved for Outdoor, Cosmic Education and Art & Creativity. Our first day went very well. [ read more… ]