Our students were able to participate in cultural activities before the series of extraordinary performances. Some of the cultural engagement activities included viewing oil paintings, Chinese calligraphy, food tasting, and others.
Student Journal: Shatinique
“Ever since I joined [OSI], I’ve seen improvement in my life. I rode a plane for the first time, visited Ghana, West Africa, and had new experiences along the way.”
Seth Dei Invites OSI to Dei Center
Youth Global Ambassadors met with Seth Dei, philanthropist, CEO and co-founder of Blue Skies. Blue Skies has the largest fresh fruit and juice factories in Ghana.
A Day with H.E. Dr.Rawlings
Dr. Zenator Agyeman-Rawlings is the daughter of the 4th President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings and a current Member of Ghana Parliament.
Student Journal: Alexia
“Overall the experience was enlightening to say the least. Seeing that we as African Americans could be so similar to our native land though there are thousands of miles and an ocean between us helped me to see that we still have a connection.” 2016 Youth Global Ambassador Alexia writes an online journal about her first-time travel experience overseas with One Step Initiative. Church service comparison between Ghana and America from the eyes of a pastor’s kid.
Student Journal: Tekia
“After that great experience on the planes as a first time flyer, I could say that I really enjoyed myself and I would love to travel more.” 2016 Youth Global Ambassador Tekia writes an online journal about her first-time travel experience overseas with One Step Initiative. Group departure and arrival in Ghana.
Student Journal: Kyla
“I am glad that I did not let fear hold me back because it was a beautiful sight to see what God has created. I am very thankful for the opportunity, and I know that this a learning experience that I will take back to my family and friends.” 2016 Youth Global Ambassador Kyla writes an online journal about her first-time travel experience overseas with One Step Initiative. Group departure and arrival in Ghana.