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Free Your African Spirit on the Sankofa Journey

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June 30 - July 10

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Accra,
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The Sankofa Experience started a Black travel movement for thousands of Black people like you who crave a deeply moving, spiritual, fun and invigorating connection with the continent through Ghana. Every year Black people from all over the world descend join Dr. Mawiyah Kambon, psychologist and spiritual healer and Dr. Obadele Kambon the foremost expert in Ghanaian Twi language and culture for a 2-week life-changing experience.
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    • Air Travel, Lodging, and Ground Transportation
      Registration includes roundtrip air transportation via Delta Airlines from JFK – New York or Washington DC (to be confirmed)
      Travel overland via air-conditioned motor coach in Ghana
      All hotel accommodations – taxes and service fees
      Entrance Fees to sights and private venues accomodating our group
      Experienced Journey guide fluent in Twi and English w/ full knowledge of the Afrikan diasporan experience

      All Sojourners will receive a full orientation prior to departure after all fees are paid in April.
      Orientation dates to be announced.

      NOT INCLUDED:
      Passport and Visa fees, excess baggage and fees, meals (except Welcome and Farewell) travel insurance, items of personal nature, vaccinations, departure taxes

    • VISAS
      Requirements for US Citizens to Enter Ghana.
      Tourist Visa
      REQUIRED
      Tourist Travel
      Sightseeing
      Family Visits

      Read More About Visa Information

    • PASSPORTS
      Click this link for your passport renewal:

      http://travel.state.gov/passport/renew/renew_833.html

      Click this link for a new passport:

      http://travel.state.gov/passport/get/get_4855.html

    • VACCINATIONS
      HEALTH AND VACCINATION INFORMATION

      YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION

      International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever is required upon arrival from ALL COUNTRIES if the traveler is more than 1 year of age.

      MALARIA

      Malaria exists throughout the year in all areas including urban areas. Resistance to Chloroquine is confirmed.

      Read More About Vaccination Here

    • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
      We are so excited about the numbers of Afrikans who have indicated an interest in the 2018 Sankofa Journey. Here are some FAQ’s!
      1. Are you still accepting Afrikans who would like to join?

      Yes. SJ2018 will take place JULY 10 – 22, 2018. Please call Nana Efia Nsia Mawiya Kambon at 919.264.1151 and fill out the registration form. mawiyahkambon@gmail.com Monday-Thursday 10 AM – 7 PM, Friday 10 AM-5 PM Eastern Standard Time.
      Read More FAQ Here

    • testimonial“ The thing that most Sankofa Sojourners take away from the experience” - THE BEST JOURNEY TO AFRIKA BAR NONE
    • testimonial“ Ghana is a place of limitless natural beauty” - SEE SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SIGHTS
    • testimonial“ Learn about various aspects of Afrikan culture” - THE FEELING OF RETURNING TO ONE'S RIGHTFUL PLACE
    • testimonial“ Hear the fire’s voice, Hear the voice of water.” - LISTEN MORE OFTEN TO THINGS RATHER THAN BEINGS
    • testimonial“ The flavors, the scents, the sensation of some of the most delicious foods” - THERE IS NOTHING LIKE THE TASTE OF AFRIKAN FOOD

    ABOUT SANKOFA JOURNEY

    Interacting with the people of Ghana. Be prepared for a multitude of BlackNificent experiences as you come to interact and know your family on the other side of the waters as well as your facilitators. Nana Efia Nsia Asantewaa (Mawiyah Kambon) has been back and forth to Ghana since 1972. Ɔsɔfo Ɔkyeame Kwame Kambon (Ọbádélé Kambon) has lived in Ghana for nearly 7 years as a repatriate. Thus we will introduce you to our friends and family here in Ghana who will assist in making your Sankɔfa Journey MOST BlackTastic! No one can or will give it to you straight like Afrikans who have repatriated and now permanently live in Ghana. We invite such Afrikans to talk to Sankɔfa Sojourners about the realities of repatriation, investment, day-to-day life and more.