Sep 4, 2018

Women scaling their businesses

During the last months, Action10 has been focused on helping the women entrepreneurs in Togo to scale their business. Training and support have been given in regards to financial management, sustainable economy, and business scaling. 

Furthermore, we have been spreading the program in other villages as well and increasing the number of women in the program every week. Up to 800 women are now part of this project and the benefits are increasing for their families as well.  

 With your support, the work with this projects is continuing to change lives in Togo and helping the communities to build a sustainable livelihood altogether. Thank you for all your donations and we look forward to updating you soon with our advancements. 

Aug 3, 2018

Peace-building programs

During this time it has been developed several new programs.

Peace-building Program: The need for young people to be actively engaged in sustaining peace and tranquility in Liberia is very essential to national growth and development of the nation. The Peace-building program is aimed actively engaging FCS, WAFF and WAY to serve as agents of peace and change in their communities.

 

Gender and Development: The Gender and Development program is aimed at increasing young people’s sensitivity towards gender as well as decrease gender-based violence. 

 

Health and Hygiene: The goal of the Health and Hygiene program is to help Vulnerable young people positively contribute to a healthy Liberian nation.

May 4, 2018

Improvement of Life

During the last months through the work done in this program, it is noticeable the impact is positive and significant! Most of the women experienced that their lives were easier in terms of finances, due to the business activities. 32 % of the women we able to start new businesses and 89 % stated new businesses and/or expanded previous businesses.

Most of the children also experienced a positive impact as money was now available, more than before, for medicine or visits to the health clinic if they got ill, and to buy breakfast, clothes, shoes and even snacks at the market day. 

Villages have access to new and more products and services. Thereby development of the villages is strengthened both in terms of finances and infrastructure. 

Prior to the program the market essentially concerned selling of the local drink (Tchoukoutchou), but after one year with the program, the selling of the local drink had reduced to 25 % of the market activity. Afia, 40 who sells porridge and is a beneficiary of a loan of 20 000 FCFA (30 €) states that "Many women slept, and with the arrival of your loan program, they have awakened".

 

 
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