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Visiting PeaceJam Ghana and Checking in With the Village Where I'm a Traditional Chief

Feb. 04, 2017
3 min read
Visiting PeaceJam Ghana and Checking in With the Village Where I'm a Traditional Chief
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If there's one thing I know, travel breaks down barriers. And as you meet people from around the world and experience different cultures, you remember that we are all one human race.

What's happening with PeaceJam in Ghana is truly something special. Each time I go back, I see how the reach of PeaceJam has grown and how it's changed the lives of each child who's gotten involved. Last time I was in Ghana, I was actually crowned a traditional chief — my official name, Nene Kwesi Mateu Tsu I. And since it'd been a couple of months since I'd last visited, it was the perfect time to circle back to Accra and Krobo to see what the PeaceJammers were up to and how Krobo was doing. I even got to meet someone very special — the president of Ghana!

Check out the video below to see my return to PeaceJam Ghana and Krobo as a traditional chief:

For more great TPGtv videos in our new, shorter format, check out the first 25 videos from our second season:

Review: The Mövenpick Abassador Hotel Accra, Ghana
Review: Protea Hotel North Wharf in Cape Town, South Africa
Spotlight on a PeaceJam Nobel Laureate: Betty Williams Q&A
How PeaceJam Saves Lives: Scenes From Cape Town
Grand Cayman: A Blast From My Past
Talking Travel With Chef Eric Ripert
Hotel Review: Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
The Luxury of the Grand Cayman Cookout with the Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card
The Ultimate Sundance Film Festival Experience
Flying First Class on ANA's Star Wars Jet For (Almost) Free
Everything You Need to Know About Shopping For, Making and Eating Sushi in Tokyo
Review: Inside My Jaw-Dropping Suite at the Andaz Tokyo Hotel
Review: A Comfortable Stay at the St. Regis Osaka Hotel
What to Eat, Drink and Do in Osaka
9 Things to Try on Your Next Trip to Tokyo
Inside the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, Roppongi
Where to See Stunning Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo and Osaka
Dramatic Drone Shots Over Tokyo
Inside Tokyo's Bizarre Robot Restaurant
7 Dishes You Must Try in Tokyo
Inside the “Lost in Translation” Hotel: Park Hyatt Tokyo
Which is the Best Hyatt in Tokyo: Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt or Andaz?
18 Ways Singapore Suites Will Blow Your Mind
Inside LAX’s Secret Celebrity Lounge
How to Book Singapore Suites in 90 Seconds

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Featured image by Ruth McDowall