About the facilitators
Meet Our Inspiring Workshop Facilitators
Adelle A’asante and Nana-Essi Casely-Hayford
At our workshops, we are fortunate to have two extraordinary facilitators, Adelle A’asante and Nana-Essi Casely-Hayford, who bring a unique blend of expertise, culture, and passion to every session.
These facilitators, with their passion, wisdom, and experiences, make our workshops truly exceptional. They bring a fresh and compelling approach to the art of storytelling, mindfulness, and personal growth, leaving a lasting impact on all who participate. Join us in these transformative workshops and discover the magic that Adelle and Nana-Essi bring to your learning experience.
Adelle A’asante: is a Tribeswoman and the creative force behind Africaniwa, a platform for lived experience storytelling. Her exceptional ability to weave personal stories into powerful narratives has a profound impact on our workshop participants. Adelle takes you on a journey into the awareness of awareness, where your story begins. She also champions our legacy project, introducing cocoa processing into the learning of children in cocoa-growing communities, making a lasting difference.
is a Creative Expression for Wellbeing Practitioner with a wealth of experience. She masterfully integrates her heritage and the Kokoo lived experience into our workshops, creating an atmosphere of mindfulness and personal growth. Nana-Essi’s personal journey, living with chronic illnesses, highlights the therapeutic power of stories and Kokoo mindfulness. Her passion for improving livelihoods, especially for cocoa farmers, adds a unique and compassionate perspective to our workshops.
In the heart of Ghana, beneath the warm caress of the sun on the cocoa farms of Tetteh Quarshie, lay a story as old as the century-old cocoa trees that had first found their roots in that sacred soil. A tale unfolded—a profound tradition emerged—the sacred golden pod...
"Once I was young, but now, I am old and once too many times, I've been told; He who brings kola brings life. But today, I say; she, who brings cocoa, brings health and wealth and wellbeing." These were the divine words that echoed through the vibrant air, breaking...