The Development Project

Akuakrom has designated 15 square miles for the main development project, incorporating 7 smaller villages into the overall development plan.  A suburb of Effiduasi and located just 35 miles east of Ghana’s second largest city, Kumasi, which is also the largest trading market in Africa, Akuakrom’s design will foster an enhanced work life balance for families living, working and commuting …

Green Growth

Green Growth means fostering economic growth and development, while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services on which our well-being relies. A new report makes the strong case for the importance of the green economy in creating sustainable wealth and growth in Africa. It finds that Africa is already seizing the opportunity to make a transition to the green …

Akuakrom Village

Akuakrom is a village in geographically positioned in Sekyere East District, Ashanti region, Ghana. The Akuakrom origin is found in its name; “Akua” meaning Woman, and “Krom” meaning village.  The population of around 1,800 people live mainly from trade in its products (corn, cassava, palm trees, etc.). The village of Akuakrom has two manual pump wells funded by the Back To Roots association.

Peaceful Lifestyle of a Monk

A monk is a person who practices religious asceticism, living either alone or with any number of other monks. A monk may be a person who decided to dedicate his life to serving all other living beings, or to be an ascetic who voluntarily chooses to leave mainstream society and live his life in prayer and contemplation. The concept is …

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline. Its busy capital, Phnom Penh, is home to the art deco Central Market, glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum’s historical and archaeological exhibits. In the country’s northwest lie ruins of Angkor Wat, a massive stone temple complex built during …

Manali, Philippines

The Philippines’ location on the Pacific Ring of Fire and close to the equator makes the Philippines prone to earthquakes and typhoons, but also endows it with abundant natural resources and some of the world’s greatest biodiversity. The Philippines has an area of approximately 300,000 square kilometers (115,831 sq mi) Population is more than 100 million and still growing faster than any other …