Dagara music…drums, bells and “rattles”…

Before the break I made a personal promise to my teachers that I would find a music teacher!  I really stuck my neck out because I really had NO idea how I was going to make it happen!  I knew our children needed to learn the cultural music here and I am aware that a […]

Completing Term 2 – and Successful PTA Meeting

A lively and happy PTA meeting started our final day in school for Term 2.  It was standing room only for parents who came to thank us for another great Term.  They said they were so happy because their children can read, write, speak English and they have so much to talk about when they […]

Learning about science in KG1….air! and then there is music and dance!

March 16, 2014 by  
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KG1 (4-5 year olds) are learning about air…that we need air for breathing…air makes things move…and air helps clothes to dry.  Did you know?   So much fun learning stuff with friends.  Everything is so important to learn when you are in Kindergarten.  It’s a busy day here at Joy2theWorld International Christian Academy! Please sponsor a […]

Help us bring the children to school!

Joy2theWorld is pleading for your help!  We need a safe way to bring the children to school every day.  Many more children will come if we can provide transportation.   We can also put this to good use on our field trips! Maybe your church or club would like to help with this project…We’ve been praying […]

Sanitation Project is transforming the community of Medie

These days it is quite common to see neighbors come by and marvel at the activities surrounding the Sanitation Project – a partnership of Joy2theWorld, Rotary International, Rotary Accra-West and U.S. Rotaries – as waste is taken to an official waste dump and a clean, flat area is appearing.  The project is approximately 90% complete […]

Field Trip to Bojo Beach

Our 28 students participated in a field trip to the private Bojo Beach…  The kids studied about salt water (and clean vs. contaminated water), fish, boats, shells and waves.  But it wasn’t until they changed into their suits (provided by Beth Brady, a Farmers’ Insurance Agent in Houston, TX) and ran through the sand that […]

Re-post of Help Wanted Ad to teach at Joy2theWorld International School in Ghana, West Africa

(First posted February, 2013 when Joy2theWorld International School was just a dream.) So many of us are very busy and wish we “just had the time” to make a difference “like THAT”. Some of us think that we don’t have enough money, enough spare time or enough courage to make a difference “like THAT!” But […]

This is what our students look like after 4 months in school!

  Meet Christian, Joachim, Wisdom, Patrick and David!  They are shining examples how 4 months can transform a child’s life.  They were playing soccer during break and stopped for a moment to pose for my camera…good friends, laughing and playing.  Their education is rigorous too.  They are learning about spelling, reading, counting (and a little […]

Who are you “being” today? Pick your own character quality every day

Beginning this Monday, February 3 we will have 30 students attending Joy2theWorld Christian International Preparatory School!  Our numbers are growing as word is getting out that our students are learning more! We started a new practice to develop our understanding of ourselves and others.  Each day our students choose a character word or attitude to […]


This is a story about making a difference.. being in a game worth playing.  It also includes some valuable information about Rotary and how you can get involved in your own communities.  Consider adding this to your 2014 Resolutions! Yes, it is January 1, 2014!  And what better way to start off the new year […]

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