This weekend I visited the Mamprusi village of Langbina about 20km from Nalerigu. Baptist Global Response recently assisted the local Baptist church to setup a mill in the community. The project was initiated by the church’s “Women’s Missionary Union” who recognized the need. Previously, women in Langbina and the neighboring village of Zorizugu were walking […]
It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, kids love candy! This short little video clip shows a brief interaction between a kid buying candy from a street vendor in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. A couple things to note: All his friends are crowded around to see what candy he buys and hoping he’ll share The […]
Using bottle caps, tin cans, and charcoal, kids in the Atécoube neighborhood of Abidjan, Ivory Coast play a complicated game of soccer.
Americans may find this sight to be quite shocking. In the US our butchers keep their establishments clean and tidy since they never know when a health inspector may drop in. This butcher in Abidjan slices and dices chickens right by a dump, right out in the open. It’s a good reminder to really cook […]
One of my all-time favorite street foods is the brochettes (meat sticks) sold in Ivory Coast. For about $1 you get half a baguette loaded with meat, onions, and super secret seasoning. MMM..mmm…
A favorite fried treat in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. “Allez-Retour” literally means “Go-Return”. The food is simply seasoned tuna that is placed in the center of a doughy ball and fried in oil. It tastes so good that you buy it and GO on your way only to RETURN and buy more. Delicious. This young lady […]