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Ghana, a West African Country, formerly called the Gold Coast, is known as the Land of Sunshine, a nation with the reputation as the friendliest in Africa. As you experience Ghana, exploring sociological themes, Akwaaba is an expression you will hear many times daily. Akwaaba means, "Welcome!"

Welcome to the capitol city of Accra where you will connect with a local university and continue your classroom rsearch at the home of W.E.B. Dubois. Later a rural school offers a service learning opportunity. You will continue your exploration of Ghana and its emphasis on eco-tourism, fascinating historical heritage, rich cultural variety and interesting wildlife in national parks.