Emmanuel endured years beneath the blistering sky of Ghana’s Lake Volta. As a child fishing slave, he faced the bare elements in a shoddy open boat. Sharp nets left deep cuts in his fingers. The blurry water left him fearful that he might not survive when forced to dive beneath the surface to untangle the nets.
“My life was in a total mess,” Emmanuel recalls. He had no access to medical care or education. “I thought that was the end of read more >