Wow! The money gets well spent, and the people spending it get valuable feedback from the attention to detail that Kathy Weir provides in Ghana for many months of each year.
Review from Guidestar
I had the most amazing experience volunteering with Tomorrow's Stars. At first, I was very hesitant about traveling to Ghana, but Kathy,from Tomorrow's Stars, provided a great deal of support through emails and phone calls in preparing me for this experience. Since she travels to Ghana twice a year, she is directly involved with the volunteer projects in Elmina. Kathy met me at the airport, and the next day we made the three hour trip to Elmina. I stayed at a volunteer lodging, Stumbles Inn, which was right on the beach. It was great to stay at a place with other volunteers. I was able to take drumming lessons there and on the weekends they had incredible Ghanaian dance performances. It was about a 20 minute walk to the Bantuma School, where I volunteered. I was able to pull small groups of children into the library(one of Kathy's projects) to work on phonics and comprehension skills. The children are beautiful and amazing- eager to learn, appreciative of the support and very joyful. The teachers were very appreciative of the volunteers at the school. Ghana really does have the friedliest people ever! I also had the opportunity to visit the Cape Coast Slave Castle, Kakum Park and a few other sites on the weekend. I would highly recommend volunteering with Tomorrow's Stars! It was a life-changing experience for me and I hope to return next year.