A Video Snapshot into my Life in Pong-Tamale

My Canada Family

This is a long overdue update, sorry about that!  As you can probably guess, I’m safely back to Canada now. After I arrived in December, I spent  2 weeks with my family in Northern Ontario, Canada for Christmas. It was

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Entrepreneurship at the Vet College

In past posts, I’ve written about the general strategy as well as some information on my role for the duration of my placement. Basically, the situation is that a large percentage of students will not be able to get jobs

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Animal Health and Production College: Producing Veterinary Technicians Since 1922

I’ve shown you my home life and some of the people I’ve met in the community in a previous post, but I haven’t said much about where I’m actually spending most of my waking hours during the week: my workplace.

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An Unforgettable 27th Birthday in Ghana

On Saturday Sept 11th, I celebrated 27 years of life (thanks Mom and Dad). This post explores what my inspirations for going overseas and how it came to be that I found myself in a small town in Ghana on

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My Ghanaian Home Life in a Nut Shell

I’ve been living in Ghana for 4 weeks now, I’ve settled down with a host family and have kicked off my work at the college. I figure its about time to talk a bit about my living situation so that

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Contact Information

If you’ve been dying to call me, text message me, or to send me a package (*nudge nudge, wink wink*), here is the post you’ve been waiting for! 🙂 You can of course still email me at jasonblechta@ewb.ca, and I’ll

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The Flight to Ghana

Our trip to Ghana from Toronto was quite memorable. The trip is normally a less than remarkable flight path to Ghana (except for the short term volunteers that had to deal with the aftermath of the Icelandic volcano). Ours was

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Hey! My name is Jason Blechta and I'm on a 4.5 month placement with Engineers Without Borders in Ghana. This is a personal blog of my experiences during my time there and after I return. You can find out more about me in the "About" section. Disclaimer: None of the opinions in this blog represent the views of Engineers Without Borders, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture or anyone else but me. Thanks

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