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Congratulations to Dorothy Sam.

TYS sends a big congratulations to Dorothy Sam, who visited TYS with some of her beautiful craftwork. Dorothy, a 2012 graduate of TYS is now studying at Tarkwa Community Development Vocational School. Here she is with some of the work she began in her first year, and has just completed this week!

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…

Meet Samuel Ackah

Samuel is a bright and hard-working student who enjoys carpentry and volleyball in his spare time. He takes inspiration from his uncle who is a mason for the army and would like to follow in his footsteps by becoming a builder. His favorite thing about Trinity Yard School is the architecture of the school itself, Read More…

Trinity Yard Summer Camp!

For the first time, 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 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…

Meet Charlotte Kwofie

The youngest member of the TYS Class of 2014, Charlotte also is one of the most academically advanced . Charlotte creates a wonderful presence in the classroom with her kind and caring attitude. She displays this same behavior in the community, taking care of the elderly, her younger siblings, and the children of her siblings. Read More…

Projectlandia:  Trinity Yard School in July and Beyond

  For the past six years, July in Cape Three Points has been unlike every other month.  A group of nearly 20 Putney Student Travel (www.goputney.com) high school students and their leaders come to Cape to meet its hospitable people, eat its delicious food, help with projects at the school and visit the local public 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…