Monday, June 30, 2008

Buying shoes

We had some money left over from a donation and asked the kids how we should spend it. They all wanted shoes. Buying shoes in Ghana, like everything else there, is a challenging experience.
But in the end, everyone was happy. One of the 7 year olds skipped out of the yard with his new shoes and said, "I'm going to sleep with them under my pillow."
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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

more about beads

There is definately an interest in Krobo beads.

The June 2008 issue of BEADSTYLE MAGAZINE has a project that is done with recycled glass buttons - by the way, they mention Cross Cultural Collaborative.

And if you want to see a picture of Cedi, the beadmaker, and a brief bio, go to:

And if you get the urge to buy Krobo beads or buttons, we can sell them to you!