Monthly Archives: October 2014

Success Story from Ghana: Patrick Awuah, Founder of Ashesi University

UPDATED January 5, 2016. I was first ‘introduced’ to Mr. Awuah through a snapshot of his life presented in William Easterly’s The White Man’s Burden (2007), a book my students read in their first semester of a multi-year academic service learning program called Periclean Scholars, for which I serve as the faculty adviser. The brief […]

Success Stories from Africa

Welcome to African Development Successes I started this blog because I was tired of all of the negative mass media coverage of the continent.  I wanted to share with others that there are many excellent African leaders engaged in development efforts in their home countries and beyond.  This site shares uplifting stories about the positive […]