Bernard Bempah, founder of Bemcom, stressed the importance of the program and the value the Williamses provided.
"We are trying to look at any means to eliminate poverty through mushrooms," Bempah
The couple grew attached to Bempah
, 37, and two years ago flew him to the U.S. so he
could see their farm and others around the state.
been back several times since.
is like a son to me," Sandra said.
visited the Williams' home, he
was amazed at the wild game they had running through their yard.
Born and raised in Ghana, Bempah had spent the better part of the last decade trying to teach small farmers from Ghana how to raise enough food to provide for themselves and their families.
So when he
saw the brown squirrel in the tree outside the Williams' house, he
made sure not to let the opportunity go.