Sara Corry

Sara Corry

About the Author

Sara Corry, aka Abena Sara lives in the Eastern Region of Ghana, West Africa, close to the capital city, Accra. Tropical Africa is feeling like home now after nearly 30 years as a desert dweller! When not involved in business development, she can be found with camera in hand trying to photograph the beautiful native bird life. She writes a blog about daily life in Ghana, and is a contributor to a website devoted to wildlife conservation in Africa. She has a passion for travel and would jump on a plane to almost anywhere at a moment’s notice!

latest posts by this author

CELEBRATING THE DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD

In 2002 the UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, native of Ghana, West Africa, commissioned the Millennium Project – “to develop a concrete action plan for the world to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and to reverse the grinding poverty,... Read More

Compassion and Entrepreneurship

TRADES OF HOPE – Third World Artisans + First World Compassion = Entrepreneurship. An interview with Veronica Lugo Martinez

Veronica is one of those Facebook friends I’ve really connected with over the years.  She’s part of an amazing organization called Trades of... Read More

WOMEN TO BE

An interview with Christine Glidden

I recently had coffee with Christine Glidden, founder and director of 501(c)(3) non-profit Women To Be. Since 2014, Women To Be has been bringing dignity to women living in poverty by supplying them with reusable sanitary... Read More

THE BEAUTY OF HAND-MADE BATIK

An interview with Esther Amate of Exmac Fabrics in Accra, Ghana

Esther in a yoga pose, outside her lovely home in one of Accra’s suburbs Sometimes you can know someone for years and yet not really KNOW them.  I’ve been... Read More

Bayer’s Bid to Buy Out Monsanto

Bayer’s Bid to Buy Out Monsanto Would Create the World’s Largest GMO and Pesticide Supplier While Germany-based pharmaceutical giant Bayer, and U.S.-based Monsanto, world leader in GMO seeds and pesticides haggle over multi-billions of dollars, the livelihoods and indeed the very... Read More

TRASHY BAGS?!? SUSTAINABLE AND ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS FASHION FROM GHANA!

Akwaaba from Ghana, West Africa, the home of Trashy Bags – makers of some of the coolest sustainable fashion accessories around!  I had the good fortune to visit their factory and showroom in Accra, Ghana’s bustling capital city, and interview... Read More

Weaving the Past to Support the Future – Village Artistry in Ghana

  A spectacular sunrise over the shore of the Keta Lagoon, near Dogbekope village in Ghana’s Volta Region On an idyllic morning in a picturesque remote village in southeastern Ghana, I went for a walk to learn more... Read More

SUSTAINABLE HAUTE COUTURE IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

Akwaaba from Ghana!  Today I would like to highlight one Batiks for Life’s customers, Dara Ambriz, the owner of Hopeless + Cause Atelier (link), a sustainable fashion design business.  As Dara explains, she is “hopelessly in love with designing one... Read More

'Hands Up' for Sustainable Fashion in Ghana

Akwaaba from Ghana, West Africa! Check out our Sustainable Clothing

In the  previous post, I talked about my vision for women’s empowerment and economic development in Ghana through providing a “hand-up” to financial independence. Now... Read More

SUSTAINABLE FASHION IN WEST AFRICA BRINGS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Lake Volta, one of the beautiful landscapes in Ghana

Albuquerque to Aburi

Good day to everyone from Ghana, West Africa! Or as we say here, “akwaaba” – welcome. Welcome to this blog about sustainable fashion, women’s empowerment,... Read More

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