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Meet Stephen Arthur

Mature, diligent, respectful, and naturally curious, Stephen is a very serious student. He could often be found by himself in the corner of the library reading, and he is particularly thankful for all the books that have been donated to it. Always asking questions and eager to learn more than what is being taught in class, Read More…

June 2014 Graduation and Goodbyes

More than 250 community members attended the TYS graduation on June 15. The whole team pitched in to prepare the diplomas, set up the tent and chairs, decorate the portico, and meet and greet our guests.   Maa’t and crew prepared 150 chicken and rice dinners, complete with minerals (sodas). The graduation itself was colorful Read More…

2014 TYS Yearbook

Graduation week is upon us at Trinity Yard School. Here are some of the pages that made up a small yearbook we gave to the Class of 2014 as a graduation gift.  

Meet Elizabeth Nyanko

Lacking much in the way of family support, Elizabeth has taken it upon herself to improve academically and carve out a career. For starters, she worked hard and graduated from the Trinity Yard School Bridge Program in June of 2013 along with seventeen students from the rural coastal communities of Akwidaa and Cape Three Points. Read More…

TYS Students Visit the Cape Three Points Forest Reserve

Having been born and raised in small, isolated villages, most of our students have been exposed to very little apart from the day to day life in those villages. Within walking distance from Cape Three Points is the Cape Three Points Forest Reserve. This reserve protects some of the most pristine coastal rain-forest habitat in Read More…

Meet Nurudeen (Jupiter) Zakari

For financial reasons, Jupiter had to drop out of senior high school not long after enrolling. Encouraged by a relative who promised him a good job, Jupiter travelled by himself hundreds of miles west to a village near Cape Three Points in 2011. When that job fell through, Jupiter had to fend for himself. Industrious Read More…

TYS Students Learn the Art of Batik

Although hardly unique to Ghana, the art and craft of batik has long been popular here, and every year we introduce TYS students to it. Recently, 2011 TYS graduate Bizmark Cudjoe, who has studied batik in Accra and will soon be commencing an apprenticeship in Takoradi, taught this years’ students all about batik during a Read More…

Meet Frank Abekah

When he lost his father shortly after graduating from Trinity Yard School in June, Frank’s future was uncertain. As the eldest of his siblings, Frank felt pressure to work to support his family and to abandon his dreams of furthering his education. After much contemplation, a compromise was reached: Frank would go to Takoradi Technical Read More…

TYS Students Weave Lovely Kente Pieces

Dating back more than 400 hundred years, Kente weaving is an integral part of Ghanaian society. It is also an integral part of the Trinity Yard School, and every year TYS students learn not only about Kente weaving but how to produce Kente cloth. As is the case every year, this year’s class has really Read More…

Meet Abraham (Airport) Asmah

Abraham, or Airport as he is known to all, is an eager learner and an energetic presence. Great with his hands, Airport took special pride in his Kente weaving while enrolled in the Trinity Yard Bridge Program. Having graduated with the TYS Class of 2013, Airport is now bringing similar dedication and skill to his Read More…