Oil City vs. Fish Town

Fishing and oil will each account for five percent of Ghana's GDP. The oil industry is expected to create several hundred jobs; fishing already employs millions.

Welcome to Oil City!

As Sekondi-Takoradi looks like it's set to become Ghana’s new oil hub, the question is posed: will the oil industry revive this large poor city, and relieve its masses of unemployed youth?

The Traveling Mirror and a Fitting Goodbye

Pulitzer Center grantee Peter DiCampo, filmmaker Alicia Sully and Peace Corps volunteer leader Allison Terry traveled all over Ghana's northern region to education rural villages about the Kayayo.

Urban Migration Outreach Program

Filmmaker Alicia Sully, photographer Peter DiCampo, and Peace Corps Volunteer Leader Allison Terry engage rural communities in discussions on urban migration and HIV/AIDS.

Ghana's Kayayo: Making the Most of Poverty

The Kayayo women of Ghana struggle to find jobs in the southern cities of the country, migrating from the north every year to escape the center of a cycle of poverty.

Ghana: From Sodom and Gomorrah to Ink and Chalk

Alietu works as a Kayayo, waiting with other girls at a market entrance for buses to arrive, and then chasing after with the hope that the passengers will need their goods carried home or to a market.