Empowerment of 150 Rural Women in Ghana

$225 $19,775
Raised Remaining


Lack of rains has rendered farmers jobless, leading to high poverty in the rural communities of Ghana, 150 Women would be empowered.through: Capacity building,Micro-finance & Energy stoves & bulbs

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Lack of rain fall has rendered a lot of farmers jobless.Children drop-out from school increase, teenage pregnancy high,maternal and child mortality increased, rural urban drift increase, lost of important trees and plants,the main two planting season has change to one. 150 women would be empowered in the seven communities in central region of Ghana and promotion of efficient stoves and bulbs by the people.

How will this project solve this problem?

Planting of trees , encourage use of efficient stoves, provision of energy bulbs and solar lamps,provision of trees nursery seedlings, supply of free seedlings to farmers and community members,planting of drought resistant plant.

Potential Long Term Impact

1- 150 women trained in employable skills 2- 120 women provided with micro-finance 3- 150 rural women supported with energy bulbs and stoves 4- Rural women get more jobs 5- Socio-economic status of the rural women improved

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $225

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $225 .  The original project funding goal was $20,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Women & Youth Development Association Ghana

Apam , Gomoa District, Central Region, Ghana

Project Leader


Ankamu -- Apam Gomoa, Central Region Ghana

Where is this project located?

Map of Empowerment of 150 Rural Women in Ghana