Deborah has 12 family members. She gets up at 5:30 to wash dishes, sweep, and carry water from a well before she goes to school. After school, Deborah and her sisters make fufu and she plays ampe with her friends. Emmanuel serves as an altar boy for a funeral, then he visits a shop where coffins are created in shapes meaningful to the deceased.
In Accra, Emmanuel, age ten, lives with his parents, sister and aunt. He serves as an altar boy for a funeral that starts in the morning and ends in the afternoon, then we visit a shop where coffins are created in shapes meaningful to the deceased: a fish for a fisherman, a banana for a farmer, etc.