Do you recall the year of ‘83 in Ghana?
It was the year of the harshest famine ever to be recorded in the nation’s history. Stories are told of how uncooked mounds of ‘kenkey‘ were distributed to long queues of people- queues that would not move for hours. Stories are also told of how people would eat unripe fruits and even leaves just to stave off their hunger. The year was one of the nation’s darkest times and a reminder of how fast and how hard we can fall if we are unprepared for the future.