IBD Ghana 2001

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Debra and Nancy on the first leg of the trip. Just before the plane took off to Amsterdam 5/19 Atsu and Prasad  on the plane to Amsterdam 5/19
Outside the Ashesi University Foundation's office in the Osu neighborhood of Accra 5/21. The trusty Kia Asia van can be spotted in the background. Setting up our laptops for the first time in the office. With the humidity outside being around 80%, the most important piece of machinery in that office is the powerful air conditioner in the background. 5/21
The team (l-r Nancy, Prasad, Debra, and Atsu) with Patrick Nutor, Founder of Accu-Computers, at La Pergola, a restaurant serving awesome Ghanaian dishes right next to the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra 5/22. Note the Accra Brewing Company poster right behind Nancy. Off to drop off some packages with companies before interviewing them. 5/22
The team hard at work. 5/24 There's a new sheriff in town. Prasad looking at home in the Ashesi office. 5/26
Dinner with Mrs. Awuah. That's fried yam and palava sauce fish stew you see. Yum! Check out the uncooked yam on the table.
Cape Coast Castle, a place where the slaves were kept in dungeons before being shipped to Brazil, the Caribbean, and the rest of the Americas. It was shocking to see the conditions in which they were kept. Those are school children you see in the blue uniforms. 5/26 The plaque outside the slave dungeons in Cape Coast Castle. 5/26