A life-changing trip to Ghana
El Dorado Hills teen Jessica Chanda spent part of her summer in Ghana, teaching the local children how to speak English. The trip had such an impact on the the teen she said she wants to go back. Courtesy photo
Oak Ridge High School student Jessica Chanda recently returned from a two-week volunteer trip to Ghana, where she helped build a school and taught English to younger children ... and she already wants to go back.

The 15-year-old made the trip through the organization Global Leadership Adventures, described by her mother Shannan Chanda as “a Peace Corps-like organization for teens.”

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