Peace Corps - Anufo Language Lessons

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US Peace Corps Anufo  - Image COURSE OVERVIEW
This Anufo manual is competency based and contains useful expressions related to all training components such as technique, health, safety and security. This will build up your ability to communicate in local language and will bring you closer to the community with which you will work.

This capacity will also enable you to know your community better. You will participate effectively and with increased personal satisfaction in the type of cultural and technical exchange that Peace Corps has been advocating for since its creation. Some suggestions for succeeding in this learning process is being receptive and taking risks. Use the new language, analyze it and be methodic. Search for new words with friends, host families, and counterparts.

PROGRAMS THAT USE THIS LANGUAGE
Cameroon: 1962-present
Togo: 1962-present

PROGRAM SECTORS
Cameroon: Small Enterprise Development, Education, Agroforestry, Community Health
Togo: Education, Environment, Health

The Anufo trace their roots to an area in present-day Cote d'Ivoire which they call Anou or Ano. Hence they refer to themselves and their language as Anufo "people of Anu". It appears that migrations in the early 1700's brought together Mande horsemen and their malams from the North and Akan peoples from the East. The Anufo in Ghana currently inhabit an area of savannah grassland in the north eastern part of Ghana. The soil is poor, but the main occupation of the people is farming. Communal labor is still called for many tasks between men and women. Markets in the area follow a six day cycle, and they provide social interaction as well as economic activity. People bring their local produce to sell in order to buy such things as soup ingredients (women) or bicycle parts (young men). It is a patrilineal society

Anufo is spoken in: Benin, Ghana, Togo

Anufo is also called: Chakosi, Chokosi, Chokossi, Kyokosi, Tchokossi, Tiokossi

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