Obroni, obroni, obroni!

Obroni (White stranger) is what the children shout when they see me.

The excitement of the children at Star of Hope's school in Akobima is great when they run up to the gate to greet me.

The school is one of six projects to Star of Hope operates in Ghana.


This video and story is from Pernilla Näslund, Sweden. She visited the Star of Hope projects in Ghana. Even though the narration is in Swedish we thought you might enjoy the video.

Pernilla Näslund may be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may read the entire article published on the newspaper Allehanda's webpage by clicking here.


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18 landerThanks to you, Star of Hope works in 15 countries around the world.

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Also because of people like you, more than 30,000 children receive education and care through Star of Hope.


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Facts: Ghana

Population: 23,900,000
Government: Republic
Area: 92,099 square miles
Capital: Accra
Per Capita Income: $790 USD
Currency: Ghana cedi;GHC
Languages: Official Language, English
Primary Exports: Gold, Cocoa, Wood
Religion: About 60% Christian