Your Essential Guide on Moving to Ghana

About the Author

Ivy Prosper is the Founder of Prosper Creative Group and The Ivy Prosper Foundation. She's an experienced Television Host, Reporter, Producer and Public Speaker. In 2013, she was nominated for Host of The Year in a Development Series by the Radio & Television Personality Awards in Ghana for her work on The Maternal Health Channel Television Series. As a Blogger, she was nominated for Fashion Blogger of the Year by the African Fashion Industry Awards in 2016. Ivy currently has a motivational series called African Woman on the Move, which is currently broadcast on Radio Gold 90.5 in Ghana. It can also be found on Soundcloud.

She was also featured in the September 2013 issue of The African Business Journal .

She is currently an Associate Producer with Refined Creative. Her previous experienced includes three years as a Host on FevaTV, Canada's first 24-hour African TV Station. She's interviewed notable people including Oscar-Winning Director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Actor/Producer Idris Elba, Oscar-Nominated Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, Actor David Oyelowo, Recording Artist, Akon, Chris Rock, Actor/Comedian Leslie Jones, Grammy-winning singer Melanie Fiona and many more. It was in 2006 when she started her broadcast career as a Reporter with TV Cogeco Niagara on the program The Source. Soon after she was selected as a finalist in the search for a Traffic Reporter at NBC affiliate station WDIV in Detroit, Michigan. This led to a coveted internship in the newsroom which gave her hands on experience in hard news in one of America's busiest newsrooms. .

Since then her work includes The Maternal Health Channel TV Series, FevaTV, Out of The Blue on Michigan Television, Hosting Shop SunTV, Associate Producer on ListenUp TV, Production Assistant on Instant Beauty, and Co-Host for Rogers TV Swap Shop. She is also a commercial actor/model represented by Velocci Model Management in Canada.

Ivy also works as a Host/MC for live events and is often a Keynote Speaker at non-profit events in support of girl's empowerment. For over 10 years, she has been speaking to young women on issues of self-esteem and body image. She has toured as featured Speaker with Kid's Help Phone, 411 Initiative for Change and at the YWCA Power of Being a Girl Conference. She's proud to have to spread her positive message to youth at events, schools and organizations as a featured speaker.

About the Book

You've been thinking about spreading your wings in another country and have heard a lot about what's happening in the continent of Africa. In your quest to find the best place to plant your feet, invest in business or contribute your services, you discover that Ghana is a friendly nation that would welcome you with open arms.

There's no denying that there's an excitement coming from the international business community when it comes to building a business in a new territory. With such potential in Ghana, you're sure to find a way to create a successful business. Ghana continues to be one of the countries that strives to dispel some of the negative perceptions that have plagued the continent of Africa.

Ghana has its fair share of self-made millionaires, media moguls, founders of successful educational institutions and more. It's no surprise that a country like Ghana continues to focus on its growth and development.

Kofi Annan, Idris Elba, Boris Kodjoe and Bozoma Saint John are just a few of the notable people of Ghanaian descent who continue to cast a positive spotlight on the nation of Ghana. People from around the world are seeing the value of African countries like Ghana and how they contribute to the world and there are many eager to be a part of it.

If you are thinking seriously about working in, living in or doing business with Ghana. This is the year you should plan a trip and see for yourself what you can contribute.

Did you know that Ghana is one of the safest countries in Africa and perhaps the most welcoming to those from the diaspora? After years of people asking questions on how to make a transition to Ghana, Ivy Prosper has written an engaging book to answer those questions she gets about living and working in Ghana. Everything from finding a job to seeking housing is covered in this book.

But, if you're looking for a husband....sorry she can't help you with that one, but I'm sure you'll have plenty of offers. Haha.

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