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Saturday, September 9, 2017

United We Are

Everything anticipated about my project seems totally different from the first day at the RAINS office. Every member of my team was anxiously waiting to start work. Sharing ideas here and there as the team plan was being drawn; absolute participation with communities, from communication to logistics, from media to team building.

The RAINS team at the beginning of the project

Days became weeks, and there wasn’t a dull moment in the team. Set targets were achieved by the end of the weeks as had been planned. Hectic days we have had challenging moments we have encountered, and frustrating days were not excluded. But through all of it, we stood as a family, watching over one another. Humour was our remedy to all challenging days at the office and the field.

The team during our project trip to Navrongo

Never will I forget out first community entry, where everyone brought out the best in themselves, ending in a very productive result. Personal development has also been achieved, as we help each other in developing new skills such as leadership, confidence, and report writing, as well as improving on our existing skills.

Our community entry in Langa

We are not perfect individually, but we are perfect and excel as a team. Our perfection didn’t take place in a day, but was a gradual process. As the saying goes: “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”.

Patience, tolerance, effective communication, adaptability, guidance, and unity has been our main priority to the project and to one another.
United we are, and united we will always be.

The team in Nanton-Kurugu