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Why Should You Go?

Why Should You Go?

Just around this time last year, I was boarding a plane to Ghana. It was my 14th trip to the country in just eight years, but, as I do each time I begin my travels to the Touch A Life Care Center, I felt like I was experiencing the trip for the...

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Build a Better World

There is something special about Back To School that brings this mom back into alignment and balance as a parent. I love summer, but after a few months of late night binge eating and movie marathons I start to feel sloppy. I find myself craving...

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New Adventures – Part 1

Breanna Johnson is an elementary school teacher, previous Ghana traveler, and current child sponsor who has spent the past (nearly) four weeks in Ghana helping with donor communication projects. She graciously chose to share some thoughts from her...

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Finding Balance in O, The Oprah Magazine

The June issue of O, The Oprah Magazine just hit newsstands and page 99 is definitely our favorite! Nana Amoako-Anin, Touch A Life's Ghana Executive Director is featured with a beautiful photo from Nancy Borowick. Nana shared her story of finding...

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Looking Back and Looking Forward

Today’s post is written by Touch A Life’s Development Director, Rachel Brown. Read on as she shares her thoughts about our first 10 students graduating from senior high school and heading to college.   I joined the Touch A Life team in January...

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Touch A Life Appoints Executive Director in Ghana

Touch A Life has appointed an Executive Director in Ghana. Nana Amoako-Anin, formerly the Life Academy Director for the foundation, is stepping into the role of Executive Director in the West Africa office. She will oversee a variety of projects...

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National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

  It was just over eleven years ago that Pam Cope stepped into a small boat and made her way to an island community in the Lake Volta region of Ghana. The issue of slavery and human trafficking was suddenly no longer a story, no longer a...

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Our Newest High School Students

  This year 26 Touch A Life students graduated from secondary school, which is the equivalent of middle school in the United States. October began the new trimester for school and all 26 passed the entrance exams to begin high school! In...

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Celebrating Five Years at our Care Center

Celebrating Five Years at our Care Center

In September 2012, 50 Touch A Life children moved to their new home at the Touch A Life Care Center. With dormitory-style housing, a kitchen, a dining hall, and a director's house, the Care Center became the first long-term care facility...

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Yoga Retreat for Human Trafficking Survivors

Yoga Retreat for Human Trafficking Survivors

Our third annual yoga retreat was held at the Touch A Life Care Center earlier this month. Nana, our Life Academy Director is also the owner of Bliss Yoga Studio in Accra, and we were honored that she, along with some of the Bliss instructors, made...

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