Tag Archives: Ghana

Takoradi Waste Treatment

TAKORADI, GHANA—Over a month has passed since I visited Takoradi but this was where I learned how to research the problems with waste management in a developing country. Before I forget, I want to write down my memories of that … Continue reading

Posted in Ghana | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Tema Waste Water Treatment

TEMA, GHANA—The old waste water treatment plant located in Community 3 looks more like a meadow than the aerated lagoon it was designed as. The lagoon is however still collecting feces. Along the banks the local citizenry have deposited the … Continue reading

Posted in Ghana | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Kumasi: Market Segmentation of Hygiene

KUMASI, GHANA—What a busy city! I experienced a lot more pushing and shoving than Accra, though Kumasi is the second largest city in Ghana after Accra. I was particularly interested in visiting the waste treatment facilities in Kumasi as the … Continue reading

Posted in Ghana | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Jamestown Waste Water Treatment Plant, Accra

ACCRA, GHANA—In the 1970s, the city of Accra constructed an underground sewage network, discharging to the ocean. In 2002, a British contractor completed a £22 million plant in Jamestown to properly treat the waste, using World Bank and IMF funds. … Continue reading

Posted in Anaerobic Digester, Ghana | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

God as a Business Opportunity Part I

TEMA, GHANA—I asked a mid-20s fellow for directions to my point of interest, and as often happens, the guy said he was going in that direction and would point me in the right direction when we reached his destination. He … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Ghana | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Advertising In Ghana

ACCRA, GHANA—It is clear that cell phone business is booming business here. On some streets every wall facing the street is painted with the colors of one cell phone company or another. The red Vodafone and the yellow MTN walls … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Ghana | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Your Ghanaian Name

LEBANON, TEMA, GHANA—The second best way to make friends in Ghana is to introduce yourself by your Ghanaian name. Every time I do, I receive delighted giggles from the girls and women and a smile and a fist pound from … Continue reading

Posted in Ghana | Tagged | 3 Comments