Martha Helgerson – 2019

Martha Helgerson of Winnipeg, MB, Canada, spent three weeks visiting OCLF libraries, including a week at the Kathy Knowles Community Library assisting at their annual reading clinic. (2019)

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Galen Kiva – 2018

Galen Kiva, an independent videographer, photographer, and traveler from Wakefield, QC, Canada, spent two months at the Korle Gonno Community Library and then visited all the libraries to document stories of staff, students, and children through the median of video and photography. (2018)

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Penny Dennis – 2018

Penny Dennis of Wickford, Essex, England, spent two mornings a week for two months teaching literacy classes to adults at the Kathy Knowles Community Library. (2016)

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Alastair Knowles – 2015

Alastair Knowles, a professional performer from Vancouver, BC, Canada, conducted two one-week long workshops with young performers from the Nima Centre and Korle Gonno Community Library. (2015)

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Stephanie Morin-Robert – 2015

Stephanie Morin-Robert, a professional dancer from Montreal, Quebec, conducted two one-week-long workshops with young performers from the Nima Centre and Korle Gonno Community Library. (2015)

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Sally Bleecker – 2015

Sally Bleecker of Ottawa, ON, Canada, spent five weeks in Goi. She returned to the same community and library that welcomed her only a year earlier. (2015)

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Sarah Marquis – 2015

Sarah Marquis of Antigonish, NS, Canada, spent three weeks in Accra, including time at OCLF’s newest library in Korle Gonno, and three weeks in Goi. Her mother, Anne Simpson, travelled to Ghana as a volunteer in 2012. (2015)

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Sally Bleecker – 2014

Sally Bleecker of Ottawa, ON, Canada, spent her first two weeks in Accra at different libraries and then travelled to Goi for the remainder of her stay.

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Emily Ives – 2014

Emily Ives of Antigonish, NS, Canada, spent five weeks at the Kathy Knowles Community Library along with visiting five other OCLF-sponsored libraries in the Greater Accra region. (2014)

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George Hutchinson – 2013

George Hutchinson of Hampshire, United Kingdom, spent one month at the Kathy Knowles Community Library in Accra helping at their reading clinic and then visiting other libraries in Accra. (2013)

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Penny and Callie Giaccone – 2013

Penny and Callie Giaccone of Ottawa, ON, Canada, returned to Ghana together for their 4th visit! They helped with the reading clinic at the Kathy Knowles Community Library in Accra. (2013)

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Anne Simpson – 2012

Anne Simpson of Antigonish, NS, Canada, did poetry workshops, helped theatre director Martin Legend with his ambitious first novel and spent two weeks helping in Goi. (2012)

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Alice And Ed Moulton – 2012

Alice Moulton, a Canadian volunteer with OCLF for the past 12 years, and her husband, Ed, from Winnipeg, Manitoba, attended the 20th anniversary of the Kathy Knowles Community Library and visited numerous library projects. (2012)

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Nelly Amenyogbe – 2012

Nelly Amenyogbe of Vancouver, BC, Canada,, spent one week in Goi and time visiting other OCLF libraries. Like her brother, Andrew, who volunteered in 2011, she had the opportunity to visit libraries that her father, Roger Amenyogbe, had designed. She also enjoyed time dancing with the Kathy Knowles Theatre Company Ltd. at the Nima Centre. (2012)

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Andrew Amenyogbe – 2011

Andrew Amenyogbe of Vancouver, BC, Canada, spent three weeks helping out at both the Kathy Knowles Community Library and the new Accra College of Education Community Library.His father, Roger Amenyogbe, has been involved with OCLF for many years as an architect, including the design of the new library. (2011)

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Beth Cramer – 2010

Beth Cramer of Boone, NC, USA, spent one month visiting a number of OCLF libraries to do research for her Doctoral Dissertation on Educational Leadership at Appalachian State University. (2010)

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