Antonella Sinopoli is a journalist and documentary maker as well as being founder of Ashanti Development Italia. Her latest work, White Arrogance, is an ebook which aims tohighlight prejudices spread by the Western media about the African continent. Published by Quintadicopertina, the text is based on direct evidence from the web, blogs and social networks. It is part of a collaborative publishing project by organisations active in human rights and freedom of information (website reference to Ping the World)
White Arrogance will be available soon in ePub, PDF and Mobipocket and at Amazon and all major on-line stores. Antonella is generously offering half the profits to Ashanti Development.
Awanya village will benefit from volunteer Paul Kalinauckas’ project to raise £5,000 to Develop A Village in Ashanti.
Somehow or other, Awanya has learned the connection between hygiene and disease, and is desperate to have household latrines for the whole community. It’s now ringing two or three times a week to see how much money has been raised so far. Please contribute – £10 is enough – by going the Crowdfunder website.
Ashanti Development Italia recently organised a lunch in Padua to raise funds to build a kindergarten in Adutwam village, Ashanti.
Among the sixty guests were Alfred and Colin, two sons of Mr HK Marfo, our Director of Programmes in Ashanti.
After presentations from the hosts, Alfred and Colin and their wives, all wearing tribal robes, sang a traditional song to thank everyone present, including the organisers and helpers, for their great generosity.
Penny spoke recently with Zoe Cunningham from Central London community radio station Zone One Radio about our Adopt a Village programme. Listen to the interview below and get in touch if you’re interested in getting involved.
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