FUN Factory – Inspired by Ghana

FUN Factory – Inspired by Ghana

Anytime I told someone I was from Ghana they would exclaim in so much excitement “Ooohh Ghanaaaaa” and then follow with a hard deafening silence for the next seconds we are together, On days when I am lucky, they ask about our national football team and if we made it to the world cup this year and then I can say No and go on ahead to express how saddening that was, considering the fact that we were the only African Country that made it to the quarterfinals in 2010 When Matild told me about the Fun Factory I was excited about the idea in itself and then some weeks ahead of it she suggests that my Country, Ghana, be sort of the theme this time. Immediately, I started to have mixed feelings about it. If It will go well at all, if it will be fun enough, If it will be impactful enough because of course, I had to seize this 15-minute opportunity to educate us more about Ghana right!!? I called my Best friend in Ghana to help me remember some Ghanaian games and she came up with “pimpinaa” (a good one I must say) but just too long for anything that is supposed to last for a quarter hour. So here I am over that weekend still with no game in mind and then boom! AMPE crosses my mind..it is like that one game that every Ghanaian has played at least once in their lifetime but then I thought to myself that it’s a leg thrusting game, and we cannot be jumping in the happening(there’s a...