Tia Landrum http://redriverradio.org en Shreveporter continues effort to improve the life of West African girl http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveporter-continues-effort-improve-life-west-african-girl <p></p><p></p><p>One year ago this month, college student Tia Landrum of Shreveport encountered a life altering situation while on an internship in Ghana. She saw an emaciated girl who&nbsp;was lying helpless&nbsp;in a marketplace, and exposed to the West African sun.</p><p>“She weighed a little over 17 kilograms (37 pounds) when we picked her up, and she was about five feet tall," Landrum said.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 17:44:49 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 30807 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveporter continues effort to improve the life of West African girl Shreveporter does humanitarian medical relief in Ghana http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveporter-does-humanitarian-medical-relief-ghana <p>Centenary College student Tia Landrum, 23, leaves for Western Africa next week&nbsp; for a medical internship with Global Brigades, a student-led nonprofit health organization. Landrum says her lifelong dream has been to do humanitarian medical relief work around the globe. She plans to continue volunteer work in Haiti in December. Fri, 06 Jul 2012 14:59:45 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 13721 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveporter does humanitarian medical relief in Ghana