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Works

What We Do.

Our mission at Links is to foster global citizenship through partnerships, community driven international development, and cultural education programs.


Volunteer Abroad

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In partnership with Ghanaian communities and organizations, Links coordinates trips for you to participate in community development work in Ghana.

Love to Read

book Links Across Borders creates local reading clubs, builds libraries, designs reading programs and provides books for children in Ghana.

The Sankofa

Africa Links Across Borders coordinates cultural education programs for deepening knowledge of African ancestry and develop race esteem.

About

Who We Are.

Please join in Links Across Borders initiatives. You may volunteer, travel to Ghana, or donate funds and books.

Links Across Borders is a registered Not-for-Profit organization based in the Greater Toronto Area. Links creates opportunities and coordinates programs for individuals, families, and groups to engage in local and international community development.

Hi, my name is Sylvia Morrison. Read The Back Story to find out how Links Across Borders began.


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  • I decided to forego Christmas shopping and send money for a party for children in Sankore, Ghana. The photographs and stories about the children moved me to continue to send financial support for tuition and school supplies for several children.

  • After many years of dreaming about travelling to Africa, I made my first trip and spent four weeks learning and sharing with in various communities in Ghana. I visited Uganda for the first time and by the end of my four week visit, sponsored six children.

  • I traveled to Ghana, Uganda, Togo, and Benin. The life-changing experiences and learning that I gained visiting these communities shifted my focus from charity to community building work. I registered Links Across Borders in 2009 to formalize this work and give others opportunities to participate.

  • Links Across Borders funded sustainability projects for orphaned children in Uganda. Links entered into a formal partnership with community development organization, DIVOG, in Ghana, West Africa. A group of college students and community members travels with Links to Ghana leaving every May to Reconnect, Reclaim and Remember in cultural immersion, learning tours, and community work.

  • On October 19, 2013 Women's Courage Awards presented Sylvia Morrison an award for Excellence in Education for her commitment to community development through education.

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Phone: 647-899-8492
E-mail: linksacrossborders@gmail.com