Monthly Archives: September 2014

Belgian TV shows fourth episode of Trax-Best of Both Partnership

For the past four weeks Trax has featured in Brussels International, a program broadcasted by TV Brussel. This Sunday, it aired the second-last episode. It shows the students and staff of the British School of Brussels teaching the students of … Continue reading

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Village Savings & Loan Associations: Making Dreams Come True

Village Savings and Loan Associations for women are one way in which Trax Ghana aims to promote gender equality. These groups of female farmers meet once a week to contribute a small amount of cash money to a fund. Later … Continue reading

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Third Episode of Brussels International

For the past two weeks you were able to read about Trax being on Belgian TV, as the program Brussels International reported on the visit of the Best of Both students to their partner schools in Ghana. This Sunday the … Continue reading

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The First Week at Best of Both’s Partner Schools

Unlike schools in Belgium, Ghanaian primary school students do not spend their first week after the holidays in the classroom. Although school reopened, Trax staff found most classrooms unoccupied. Instead, students were preparing for the new academic year. Trax staff … Continue reading

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Watch 2nd episode of Brussels International

Last week Trax proudly informed you about the first of five mini-documentaries featuring our partnership with Best of Both, a charity run by students from the British School of Brussels and the Antwerp International School, Belgium. Yesterday, TV Brussel broadcasted … Continue reading

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The failed season of 2014? Effects of Climate Change

Smallholder farmers in the Upper East Region consider it normal to have hunger seasons of five months. When asked how many meals they typically eat every month, they responded with ‘two’ or ‘one’ for the months of March until June. … Continue reading

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Farmer Testimony: How Three Goats changed Mrs Tabii’s Life

Mrs Tabii Tii (45) is a farmer in Pelungu, Upper East Region in Ghana and is the mother of six children. She is responsible for buying food and other provisions for her household, but she used to have to ask … Continue reading

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