Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana

 
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
    • 11 months ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    Program Update: Fully Funded Project!
    By - Ally Lynch - Manager, Online Marketing
    With an average income of $2 per day, many Ghanaians struggle against the debilitating effects of chronic poverty and hunger. Opportunity Ghana’s operations began in 1994. Today, we provide nationwide coverage in Ghana with significant operations in all 10 of the country’s regions through 47 branches that serve...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana has received 1 donation
    • 11 months ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana has received 2 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    A message from Comfort
    By - Madeline Stone - Marketing and Communications Associate
    The name of my school, Ahobrase Academy, means "humility." In 1998, I had the idea to create a small nursery in my home. Day after day, I saw children aimlessly wandering the streets and not in the classroom. In Ghana, like many other places, getting an education is critical for success. So everyday when my husband left for...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    The Lives of 3 Women You Helped
    By - Robert Smith - Opportunity International
    I visited three women farmers–Emelia George, Enyoman Hlordzi and Gladys Donu–while I was in Ada, an area two hours outside of Ghana’s capital Accra. As far as the eye could see were small plots of land financed through Opportunity's agricultural finance program. In spite of the heat and intense sun,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    You changed everything for Vivian
    By - Ian Haisley - Director of Online Strategy
    A natural entrepreneur, Vivian instinctually knew how to transform what started as a table-top slipper display into a larger stall situated in a better location. “I always had a sense of what would sell in my community and how to display it nicely. I approach business with a positive attitude and a spirit of hard...
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    Success for Struggling Farmers
    By - Emily Terrell - Online Community Specialist
    You brought success to struggling farmers and families in Ghana More than 7,000 cocoa, poultry and plantain farmers like Elizabeth are benefiting from the broad range of services offered through Opportunity’s Agriculture Finance Initiative – more than tripling outreach in the second quarter. Cocoa farmers...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana has received 3 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    Banking on Education in Ghana
    By - Emily Engel - Online Community Specialist
    Ghana – IDP Rising Schools and Sinapi Aba Trust   The IDP Rising Schools Program, an initiative created and implemented by the IDP Foundation, Inc. and Opportunity’s Ghana institution Sinapi Aba Trust, is improving the quality of education offered in affordable non-government schools in poor urban and rural...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    Meet Ghana Client Alima Gosu
    By - Emily Engel - Marketing and Communications Intern
    Alima Gosu is a 45 year old married woman with five children who are in the high school. Alima lives with her family at Madina, a suburb of Accra in Ghana. She runs a small provision store in her neighborhood and has been in business for 12 years. She buys her goods from wholesalers in the city. Alima says...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    The World will Benefit from Agricultural Loans to Women
    By - Ally Lynch - Outreach Campaign Specialist
    According to a USAID report, global food production must increase by 70 % in the next 40 years to meet the growing population. Agriculture is needed in rural areas of developing countries and accounts for 86 % rural population's livelihoods. Women make up 43% of the agricultural workforce yet women farmers are LESS...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana has received 6 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    Technology to Meet the Needs of Small Farmers
    By - David Santoso - Online Community Specialist
    We are customizing our financial products to meet the needs of small-scale farmers   Opportunity’s growing footprint of service points is bringing banking to the families we seek to serve. In the first half of 2011, Opportunity’s banks in Ghana, Malawi, Uganda, Mozambique and Rwanda increased their...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    Ghanaian Agricultural Finance Client Beatrice
    By - Jacqueline Ryan - Marketing Intern
    Beatrice Duku Frimpong Boaten inherited her house and four acres of land from her father over 30 years ago. After Beatrice retired as a teacher, she decided to convert the land into a cocoa farm. She worked as a farmer for 16 years, and in March 2010, she joined Opportunity International‘s agricultural finance program...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana posted a progress report
    Gaining Security in Ghana
    By - Olivia Schultz - Project Personnel
    As a result of extreme poverty, many of Opportunity's clients in Ghana are suffering because of lack of title over their own homes, and capital to improve their living conditions. “Clients try to use their business loans for their homes, and then their business suffers,” says Opportunity Ghana Loan...
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  • Help Fund Women Farmers in Ghana has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Project Leader

Ally Lynch

Oak Brook, Illinois United States

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