Current Fellows

Alhassan Ubaida

I am called Alhassan Ubaida a development education student in the University for development currently in my last year. This is my second summer with LTT and I'm really glad to be part in this summer again. Hoping to helped out with all my effort.

Alhassan B. Sulley

I'm a student of Development Education studies. I graduated from the University for Development Studies in 2019. This is my second summer with Lagim Tɛhi Tuma (LTT). I will help LTT grow with my knowledge and experience of project management and development.

Joycelin Emefa Ameyaw

I have a B. A in Development Education Studies from the University of development in Studies, 2021

I'm currently a national service personnel and a returning fellow for LTT.

I love making crafts in my free time and I've been able to create a business out of my interest (hair making) which is doing well so far first time was awesome and I hope to impact this year's session with the best I can.

Barack Dodoo (he/him)

I’m a rising Junior at Lincoln University, Pennsylvania majoring in Political Science with a double minor in International Relations and Arabic. This is actually my first summer fellowship with LTT, and I’m excited to meet new people and broaden my horizon as well as improve my critical thinking skills, teamwork and participatory skills and my research acumen. I’m also looking forward to brainstorming with my co-fellows on how Africa can improve its role in international politics and Diplomacy.

Bella Gerstmann (she/her)

I’m a Linguistics major and Africana studies minor at Bryn Mawr College in the class of 22. This is my second summer with LTT, and I am happy to do new work in a familiar space. I hope to focus on language justice, and to help develop LTT for future years. This summer I’m working with the Titagya preschool, which teaches bilingually in English and Dagbani. Through this work, alongside informal ESL classes I’m hosting in my community, I’m hoping to explore the ethical problems of teaching English in a world full of colonialism and white supremacy.

Ashley Gillard

Hello All, I’m Ashley. I am a rising junior at Lincoln University majoring in Pan-Africana studies with a minor in History. This is my first summer with the LTT fellowship and I am most excited to make connections and learn more about the culture. I am grateful for this opportunity and look forward to creating lasting memories and building community around this opportunity.

Joyceline Darimoah Ngmenkouma (she/her)

I’m a third year B.A Development Education student at the University for Development Studies (UDS), Ghana. I am extremely excited to be part of LTT. I look forward to learning more and networking with other fellows from diverse backgrounds. As an enthusiastic young woman with many aspirations, I believe that this opportunity to work with LTT will enable me to expand my knowledge, challenge my thoughts and gain new insights about diverse cultures through collaborative research and sharing of ideas.

Patriciah Jewell Ogombe (she/her)

I'm a Mathematics major and an upcoming Junior at Bryn Mawr College class of 2024. I am incredibly happy to be working with LTT for the first time this summer as this is a wonderful opportunity to come together to challenge our thinking as a community. I am happy that I will be learning about a new culture via sharing ideas, researching, dancing, and the language itself.

Amy Santos (she/her)

Hello! I am heading into my senior year as a psychology major and educational studies minor at Bryn Mawr College. This is my first year working with LTT and I am so grateful to be in this space. I look forward to learning and growing as I work on my projects.

Mohamed-Bashiru Salifu

Mohammed-Bashiru Salifu is my name. Most of my friends call me Bash. I am a very energetic and a very industrious young man from Ghana. I am an undergraduate and a level 300 student of University for Development Studies in Ghana. I am in the Department of Development Management and Policy Studies which can be found in the Faculty of Sustainable Development Studies, UDS Tamale main campus. I majored in Bachelor of Arts in Development Education Studies. I'm the reserved type but always ready to socialize, share ideas and to cooperate with people from different backgrounds in other to put smiles into the faces of many. I enjoy eating fufu with palm nut soup😊. I'm a new fellow for LTT 2022 Summer Program. I am very happy and so excited to be part of LTT fellowship summer program and I am looking forward to working, sharing and to also gaining experience from LTT fellowship and the entire leadership.

Seidu Bala Shaimawu

I am a student from the university for Development Studies offering Development Education as a program/course. This is actually my first summer with LTT and I am willing to learn more because everything is a learning process with exploring new ideas and adventures. I love community based involvement.

Paloma Sharangpani (she/her)

I'm a pre-med English major at Bryn Mawr College heading into my junior year, and this is my first summer working with LTT. I'm so excited to be joining this community and to learn more about how language operates to form connections, create art and shape open and liberating spaces for education. I would love to take what I learn about language and community-building and one day apply it to the mental health field.