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    Sycamore Cares

    After a successful campaign in funding the construction of a maternity ward in the village of Akim Kwameng, Sycamore Trails is going to be raising funds for a borehole for the maternity ward and medical clinic.  When the ward is completed, it will be in dire need of a clean water source to bring water […]

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    Computer Lab and Library

    In 2016, led by efforts of Principal Lindsay Allen, Southbury Elementary School (Oswego, IL) raised over $6,000 to refurbish an old school building to use as a library and computer lab. 

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    Piggery for Katakyiase

    Two Pennies Ministry has had a presence in the village of Katakyiase for six years.  We’ve sent teams of teachers to do professional development with their teachers. School children from several schools have exchanged penpal letters with students there and we have sent computers and books to be used by the school. In our discussions […]

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    Casava Mill for Akim Kwameng

    Less than $2 a day The people of Akim Kwameng are nearly all farmers.  Their major harvest is the yearly cocoa bean harvest.  The income they obtain for this is nearly everything they earn each year.  Most of the farmers in the village earn less than $2 a day, with many earning significantly than that. […]

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    Medical Clinic for Akim Kwameng

    Over the Christmas seasons of 2017 and 2018, First Baptist Church of Elgin raised over $25,000 to give the gift of a medical clinic to the people of Akim Kwameng.

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    Maternity Ward in Akim Kwameng

    In the winter and spring of 2019, the students at Sycamore Trails Elementary School in Bartlett, Illinois decided to take up the cause to build the medical clinic as a gift to the community of Akim Kwameng.

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    A series of events…

    You are undoubtedly aware of the challenges that we face here in the United State due to inflation. It is impossible not to notice that the price of gas, bread, clothes and other items have been on a steady rise over the last year and a half. In our April newsletter, we explained the impact this has on […]

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    Back to Journeys

    From June 6 through June 16, I was able to take my daughter, Hannah, on her first Two Pennies Journey to Ghana.  We spent time at the Love and Care Orphanage, (pictured above), we visited the 5 different congregations in Akim Kwameng, read with children at the Vision of Christ Academy, worked at the mill, […]

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    Dealing with inflation

    It is easy for us to see it in the price of our everyday goods and services.  From the grocery store to the gas pump we see inflation at work.  The “official” inflation rate here in the US over the last year is about 8%, although many people believe it to be substantially higher.  Although […]

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