After Mamprusi women give birth, they eat a traditional soup made from a paste of roasted peanuts, sesame seeds, red peppers, and gourd seeds. Before she gives birth, she will collect the ingredients, roast and grind them to make a paste (like peanut butter). After she delivers, she will make the soup and eat it […]
This past weekend William emerged from our house after nearly two weeks of being down with to typhoid. He is really weak from the prolonged illness but with a little help from his camera monopod and myself, he very slowly made his way up and down the road to our house. It will be a […]
Almost 2 weeks ago, William started to experience body aches and fevers. These symptoms were very similar to his bout of malaria last year, so we decided to start treatment for malaria right away. After the treatment had finished, the fevers returned and we knew he was suffering from something else. Last Monday, he had […]
One of our language learning activities is to develop & share a very simple version of our testimony in Mampruli. Here is Heidi’s with a literal English translation above each line.
Due to the dry season, we only have a dozen or so blooms left on our trees in the backyard. I thought I’d document these last few beauties before they fell off.
This past weekend, the Nalerigu Baptist Association held a Women’s Missionary Union conference in Nalerigu. I decided that the gathering would be a great way to be introduced to the community of women believers and an exercise in language learning. Since we have been attending a small church in Kolinvai (a village 30 minutes south […]