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Drumming workshop

  We’ ve been honoured by the visit of our dear friend and excellent drummer Joe, who came all the way from Volta region to show our students how to repair drums, prepare and stretch goat and antelope skins as well as exhibit his virtuoso drumming skills and inspire his apprentices. Our students Simon and Read More…

Everyone is an Artist!

Creative vibes in Trinity Yard! We have visiting artists from Chicago working with the students and painting our new-to be batik workshop. Some of us painted Adinkra symbols, originally created by Akan people of Ghana, which carry different concepts and teachings. Samuel is painting Asase Ye Duru – divinity of Mother Earth symbol. Cornelius is Read More…

GREEN DAY!!!!

Green Day- my favourite day at TYS! This is when we learn about methods of sustainable agriculture, recycling and waste management outside the classroom. Recently we’ve been harvesting cassava from our futile land and turning it into garri- starch extracted from cassava root. Then we went deep into the bush to find this beautiful giant Read More…

Arts and Crafts at TYS

Kente weaving has been, and continues to be, a popular artistic offering at the Trinity Yard School. Kente weaving is an ancient indigenous method in which thread is set on a loom and woven into strips that are later sewn together into larger tapestries. These cloths are used for ceremonial events and differ in color Read More…

The chicken’s are laying!

Due to the hard work of  Eric Viandier, and the students of Putney Student Travel, we are now enjoying our very own farm laid eggs! It takes a tremendous amount of work from dedicated volunteers and staff to keep creating and innovating within the yard. Be it new composting toilets, a mushroom farm, or the Read More…

Project Peanut Butter

TYS was lucky enough this week to get a visit from Jeff and Tini Maier from Portland, Oregon. They were here in Cape Three Points on vacation from Kumasi, where they are working on Project Peanut Butter, an organization aimed at eradicating malnutrition in Africa. Malnutrition is a critical, global problem that impacts millions of Read More…

Trinity Yard Summer Camp!

TYS hosted a mini Summer Camp for area youth to spark their interest in applying for admission at Trinity Yard.  We hosted 36 students every morning for a week.  They came by foot from Akwidaa and Aketeshie (an hour and a half walk each way) and the nearby village of Cape Three Points (about a 20 Read More…

Farming in C3Po:  Permaculture in Practice Part II

Despite valiant attempts at a diversified kitchen garden, our free-range chickens wreaked havoc on everything in the plot except for the coco yam, basil and aloe, which, apparently, are bomb-proof.   So, the first of our many projects this summer was to relocate and renovate the chicken coop.  Presto-chango, and the coop quickly became a frame so that Read More…

Farming in C3Po Part I: Permaculture in Practice

Buying food represents a large portion of Trinity Yard’s budget, for we feed our students both breakfast and lunch, and our live-in staff and volunteers receive full room and board. Thus, we are working hard to implement a simple, sustainable ag program that can be passed on to the next leaders and that will guarantee Read More…