Sarah will be joining Joy2theWorld in Ghana soon to be part of the Sanitation Project! Welcome Sarah!
Sarah has many talents and skills relative to our project. We met through Rotary here in Ghana and I know Sarah will bring all her knowledge and understanding to make a difference here.
Help Sarah raise the funds we need to remove this toxic waste. More importantly, to make history in Ghana.
In this world, people suffer without the belief they can make a difference in their own communities. With our volunteers and support from friends like Sarah and Mohammed, we will make history that will create a path for future projects.
Sarah’s Relevant Project and Work Experience
Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar (August 2011-July 2013)
I was funded by Rotary International to work with a Rotary Club in Accra, Ghana while beginning a Master’s Degree at the University of Ghana. During the 2011-2012 academic year, I made presentations about American culture and environmental sustainability while assisting in Rotary service projects. Since then, I have been presenting to Rotary Clubs about environmental problems in West Africa and the role of community engagement to audiences throughout Wisconsin.
The Role of Socio-Economic Status on Risk Perception of Air Pollution and Health in Accra, Ghana (MPhil Thesis, August 2011-July 2013)
I designed a questionnaire that was distributed to residents of four neighborhoods of varying location and socio-economic status in Accra, Ghana. The questionnaire explored the roles of education level, income and assets, exposure to air pollution, and current health status on how residents perceive the risk of air pollution to themselves and their families. Key informants in the EPA and Ministry of Health were interviewed on the roles of policy and public perception in controlling air pollution.