Amma K. TeenzTalk Peer Leader
1. What are you passionate about?
2. What have you learned from challenges or disappointments?
3. How do you relieve stress?
4. What is happiness?
1.) PASSION: Amma's passion is helping others. Excited to serve her community, she started working with the ABC club two years ago to promote breast cancer awareness throughout surrounding villages. Her group travels in buses to numerous villages in Accra, providing free breast cancer screening & education for women. In the upcoming year, she will be the club leader & looks forward to expanding their services to other regions of Ghana.
2.) GROWTH: Amma feels disappointed in the world's negative perceptions of Africa. Society's unfortunate prejudices have fueled her determination to show people Africa's true beauty. Her ambition is to see Africa recognized positively, as she strives to develop her own strengths & contribute to her community. She emphasizes, "Positive words should come to mind when you hear Africa."
3.) STRESS RELIEVERS:
- listen to classical music
- talk & laugh with family
- focus on the people around you
- teach siblings to value family
4.) HAPPINESS: Amma talks about an unforgettable experience at a multicultural carnival, where she was able to experience the world as a beautiful, united place. Additionally, she enjoys spending time with her family & neighbors in the community; "Everyone in my community, my neighbors... We are all family. I love every single moment I spend with them."