All posts by Elizabeth Reilly

Farouk, Iddi

Photo0018I am Iddi Farouk and I am 26years of age. I was born in Tamale the Northern Capital of Ghana. I am currently a level two hundred student at the University for Development Studies (UDS) and working towards a BA in Development Education. I am interested and happy about this fellowship. It will allow me to test the theories and knowledge inculcated in research methodology I have learnt in school. Additionally, I am happy about the diversity of knowledge I will acquire in working with the U.S. students. I pray and hope this collaboration will yield a good result for all of us.

Appiah, Akua Fosual

My name is Akua Fosual Appiah. I am a Ghanaian from the Ashanti Region of Ghana, Kumasi -Tanoso. I started schooling in the Western Region of Ghana Bibiani, had my basic and junior high education at Holiness Preparatory and continued with education at Bibiani senior high school. I am currently pursuing Bachelor of Arts in Development Educatio‪+233 54 298 2099‬ 20150330_164059n at the University for Development Studies as a third year student. I am eager to learn more about Dalun, Ghana and to study and understand the Dagbani language. I am also privileged and happy to be working and associating with the U.S. fellows. I am hoping for a successful cooperation and an excellent program.

Alhassan, Mohammed

15928526_0_77b3a83953a3235dcbd0f68e274ce32dI am Mohammed Alhassan. I come from Enchi in the western region of Ghana. I am a level three hundred (300) student of University for Development Studies (UDS). I am most excited about collaborating with the mentors and the students in the USA through the internet and phones on a range of projects. I am also excited to learn from other colleagues, mentors and the partners abroad.

Rybeck, Mia

Originally from Cambridge, MA, Mia Rybeck is a rising Junior at Haverford College majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Education and Fine Arts. Many incredible teachers from inside and outside formal school settings have inspired Mia; she is interested in pursuing a career in Picture of Mia RybeckEducation, maybe teaching Visual Art or Social Studies. Mia enjoys reading, painting, traveling, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. This summer, Mia is excited to learn from so many different people invested in education through the Bi-Co Dalun Fellowship Program, both working with her counterparts at Bryn Mawr and in Ghana!

Sylla, Fatoumata

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I’m Fatoumata Sylla and I am entering my second year at Bryn Mawr College. I currently live in Branford, Connecticut and am the eldest of two siblings. I am a Religion major and I am also on the pre-medicine track. Global health is of great interest to me and I hope to learn a bit through this project. With all of this being said, I look forward to great collaborations and new ideas.

Nugent, Isabella

Hello everyone! My name is Isabella Nugent and I am incredibly Picture of Isabella Nugentexcited to be involved with the BiCo-Dalun Summer Action Research Fellowship this upcoming summer. I am a rising sophomore at Bryn Mawr College, but my hometown is in Central New Jersey, only a few hours away from school. I haven’t officially declared yet, but I am planning to double major in International Studies and Sociology, which this program will offer me amazing experience for both fields. Other than the experience, this program really drew me in because of the chance to form cross-cultural relationships (and hopefully friendships!) through international cooperation.

Photo Gallery

Summer 2018

Pre-departure in Bryn Mawr

Prof. Chanelle teaching us about inquiry!

Visit to the beach in Cape Coast

Our 1st day in Accra, also the first time we met Latifa! 


Our Visit to CAPE COAST! This is Elmina Castle

(Last year’s fellows came to visit Michelle! <3) 

Cooking in the kitchen, yum yum!!

Last time we were all together!


Maria visiting Kwame Nkrumah Park  and Rihana cooking lunch  

Summer 2017 and 2018 fellows meeting!


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Welcome to the Ghana-Bryn Mawr-Haverford Partnership website! This site provides an overview of Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges’ collaborative relationship with a community and region in Northern Ghana, beginning with a set of early childhood education centers. This partnership seeks to promote friendship, reciprocal teaching and learning, and cultural competence through student internships, research, teacher education and by expanding relationships between higher education institutions in both countries as well as the Ghana Education Service. This page invites you to begin exploring the strands of this partnership while also offering suggestions of how you can get involved. Please explore!

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