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Gayle Pescud

I am the co-founder of G-lish Foundation, an award-winning non-profit in Ghana, West Africa, that exists to generate income for impoverished craft producers in rural communities. My main interests include fair trade, social entrepreneurship, migration, and refugee issues in Africa, Australia and globally.

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Latest posts by Gayle Pescud

26 February 2010

Ghanaian students contribute to virtual media library

We are interviewing Jonathan Thurston who carried out a book-making project with students in Elmina, in the Central Region of Ghana using simple, portable technology to inspire creativity and social...

9 October 2009

Ghana: We Still Remember Kwame Nkrumah

"In a dusty, browning album belonging to my late father, I found the above photograph of the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah..," writes Ghanaian blogger, Abena.

5 September 2009

Ghanaian food goes global and “You are invited”

Mushy, gooey, fragrant, grainy, tasty, starchy, spicy, creamy, rotund, freaking amazing—these are just some of the adjectives bloggers use to describe Ghanaian cuisine. From Seoul to London, Guangzhou to Tamale,...

15 July 2009

Ghana: Global discussion of Obama's visit to Ghana

The diversity of voices participating in the global discussion concerning President Obama’s visit to Ghana and the speech made on Saturday 11th of July in Accra almost universally share a...

6 July 2009

Ghana: Bloggers Discuss Business Process Outsourcing

Few know that A.T.Kearney rated Ghana as sub-Saharan Africa's number one Business Process Outsourcing destination in 2005 and, as of June 2009, the nation’s achievements in this field look set...

29 June 2009

Ghana: New Media in the Hands of Young Ghanaians

Operated by young people, for young people, YPWC exploits new media to create links with like-minded individuals and organisations around the world to enhance opportunities for young people here in...

5 June 2009

Ghana: Speculation, excitement and hopes over Obama's visit

Bloggers around the world speculate about President Obama's choice to visit Ghana first in sub-Saharan Africa. Across the continent Africans have been asking, “Why Ghana?” Many commentators are suggesting that...

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