Month: February 2020

Drum Skinning Workshop

We have been honored by our dear friend and master drummer Joe coming to teach a workshop on skinning drums. He came from very far, all the way from Volta region to show our students how to repair drums by

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Cassava Harvest

Green Day is my favorite day at TYS! This is when we learn about methods of sustainable agriculture, recycling and waste management outside the classroom. Recently we have been harvesting cassava from our farm land and turning it into garri. Garri

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Kente Workshop

Kente weaving is an ancient indigenous method of weaving intricate patterns into strips that can later be sewn together into larger tapestries. These cloths are used for ceremonial events and differ in color and design depending on the region, tribe,

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The Peanut Butter Project

Trinity Yard School was fortunate enough this week to have Jeff and Tini of Project Peanut Butter present their project. They were here in Cape Three Points on vacation from Kumasi, where they are working on Project Peanut Butter. Project Peanut

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Permaculture at TYS

Despite valiant attempts at a diversified kitchen garden, our free-range chickens wreaked havoc on everything except for the coco yam, basil and aloe, apparently they are bomb-proof. This initiated the first of many farm projects this summer, which was to relocate

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TYS Summer Camp

TYS hosted a mini Summer Camp for local youth to spark their interest in applying for admission.  We hosted 36 students every morning for a week!  They came from our town Cape Three Points, and by foot from Akwidaa and Aketeshie,

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