ISSN 1710-6931 September 17, 2004 Issue 30

Refugee Students From Ghana Want Friends To 'Talk' To

'Life is so boring and uninteresting here on the camp, you don't even know what you do till night falls…'
(Patricia, Stage 5)

This is a typical response from a refugee student at the Budumburam Refugee. It is becoming evident from several visits to the camp that a lot of people especially the youth at the camp are facing several life challenges. more>>

The Conflict In Sudan And Realities In The DR Congo

The situation occuring in Sudan may not just be the result of the situation in Darfur, but actually has to be understood in the wider, cross-bordering reality of the region. more>>

Colombia's Plight

Violence danced
in our pueblo.
Senora Montero's
were gunshots
to my hands
and feet.


RESPECT Ghana Gets New Patron

The entire RESPECT Ghana team wishes to express its sincere gratitude to Ms. Alice Boateng Cooper for her decision to be a Patron for RESPECT Ghana.

Alice who has been a friend to RESPECT Ghana is currently a doctoral student at the University Of Georgia School Of Social Work in the United States of America (USA). more>>

Budumburam Refugee Camp Computer Project

RESPECT Ghana has started plans to set up a Computer Resource Center on the Budumburam Refugee Camp. A first step towards attaining this goal is a meeting planned between the RESPECT Ghana Team and the Project Officer for World Computer Exchange responsible for West Africa. more>>

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