Waameeka followed her ancestral instincts and moved from NYC to Dakar, Senegal. She found a job online and fearlessly made the move to Africa.
Divine intervention. That’s how Mississippi born Akosua Boateng says her life abroad in Ghana unfolded.
“The biggest influence is not feeling this necessity to be here in the U.S. I don’t have the fear to venture out and do things.”
“You may get frustrated, lonely, or homesick at times but know that you are among family. And, know that you can have a great life in Africa.”
Christopher Johnson’s exciting career has taken him across Africa and now to Abuja, Nigeria – an African continental life he dreamed of as a teen.
“I don’t have to worry about the kids going down the street and possibly not returning due to the policeman. I see a slow increase in my children’s overall self-esteem from being among people who look like them.”