Bryan Cox, the Executive Director of YCI, and Stephen Brown, our Board Chair and President, traveled to our projects in Ghana and Tanzania this past fall. It was Steve’s first trip to our Africa projects and it left a lasting impression.We wanted to share some of the photos and give you some numbers Steve collected from their trip.
Total distance travelled: By air – 29,370 km, Car – 1,311 km, Ferry – 71 km à For a grand total of 30,752 km in two weeks. (That’s a lot boys!)
Number of YCI’ers we met: Volunteers – 16, Interns – 5, Staff – 9
Number of local partner organizations we met with: 13
Number of local youth leaders/peer educators we met with: 20
Number of workshops attended: 8
Average daily temp: 30 (What the temp felt like on average: 40+)
Number of attempted police shakedowns while we were traveling by car: 5, number of successful police shakedowns: 0