Project M.A.I.L a Hong Kong initiative brightening futures and fulfilling lives in remote parts of China
Project M.A.I.L — A HKBU Pioneer Service Learning Project Project M.A.I.L is Hong Kong Baptist University’s brand new service learning project for summer of 2017 in Jiangxi Province, China. The acronym stands for mainland, alumni, international, and local students coming together to mail love, kindness and ambition to the rural areas of China. Jiangxi is … Continue reading Project M.A.I.L a Hong Kong initiative brightening futures and fulfilling lives in remote parts of China
In a world where hope is dwindling, its up to us to pick up the pieces
In the aftermath of Trump’s victory in November, I felt helpless. Exchanging texts with a close friend Rachel was only meant to give each other solace. Instead, about two days later the two of us had booked to go to Thessaloniki in Greece. This major city near the Macedonian border was beautiful In itself, but … Continue reading In a world where hope is dwindling, its up to us to pick up the pieces
RACING TO THE STARTING LINE – An exchange student team’s scramble to fundraise a registration fee.
This group of exchange students from Hong Kong Baptist University are making big strides in the attempt to be a part of the Diamond Sedan Competition hosted by Diamond Cab. We are in the process of fundraising the $5000 registration fee and having a fantastic time while we are at it!
My Insight Into Ghana’s Financial Markets
So last week I spent the day at SIC Financial Services a leading investment banking firm in Ghana specialised in an array of investment management services. I shadowed many different departments which I will go into later. I first arrived and before I knew it I was already networking, Mark, an employee who had studied … Continue reading My Insight Into Ghana’s Financial Markets
Ghana has taught me patience
Ghana has taught me patience Patience that I’ll never make it on time Patience in traffic Patience in heat Patience when the preacher is screaming “Jesus is coming” . Patience with the bumps in the road Patience when I eat without light Patience with others: From the speed of my voice to the insistent yelling of … Continue reading Ghana has taught me patience
Reblog: Kojo – Let loose on Radio!
In a cosmopolitan city like Accra, city dwellers satisfy their quest to be abreast with news and daily trends in most cases, by listening to the radio; while in the shower, while taking breakfast or while stuck in traffic on the way to work. With the multiplicity of radio stations in Ghana, one doesn’t have … Continue reading Reblog: Kojo – Let loose on Radio!
Community Action Day
Business development is the key driver for poverty alleviation, however it may sometimes be difficult to see the benefits as they are not instantaneous. The CAD (Community Action Day) gives us volunteers the opportunity to arrange events that directly benefit the community in which we live and work. On Friday the 15th of July we … Continue reading Community Action Day
What an earth am I doing in Ghana?
I have been acting similar to a consultant advising one particular company and coming up with a set of recommendations :- The company is called M-JAP M-JAP a small company with huge ambition, dreams of exportation and a revolutionary packaging solution. There’s a lot of potential here but also a lot of recommendations to be … Continue reading What an earth am I doing in Ghana?
My Close Shave with Goldman Sachs
Okay so, two weeks ago I applied to an internship at Goldman Sachs Hong Kong only to find out today that I didn’t get it. Not really a shock – I didn’t go to top tier school, I don’t know how to code in Python and I didn’t quite reach those top grades at school. … Continue reading My Close Shave with Goldman Sachs
TEDx Talk – A few points about Leadership
Our first social since we started work!! And it’s a TED talk so less socialising more listening. I always find these things very interesting and it sounded like a very insightful topic. Like true Brits we arrived 5pm on the dot. What a mistake. Sat there for 2 hours waiting for the actual thing to … Continue reading TEDx Talk – A few points about Leadership