Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana

by A Ban Against Neglect (ABAN)
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Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana
Empower Marginalized Young Women in Ghana

Project Report | Dec 15, 2015
Our Biggest Transformation Yet

By Callie Brauel and Rebecca Brandt | Co-Founders

Joyce and Christopher
Joyce and Christopher

Dear Friend,

ABAN has always prided itself on being an act of transformation. Transforming plastic waste into beautiful products. Transforming the lives of neglected young women into hopeful futures. Transforming the landscape of Ghana into empowered communities.

Forty-three women successfully graduated our women’s empowerment program! Some of those women went back to high school. Some are working in hotels. Some are pursuing a career in sewing or hair dressing. Some have dreams of becoming teachers! Thirty-seven babies came through the doors of our preschool and received a jump start on their education. All their mothers saved money while participating in our program to pay for their school fees.

Fourteen seamstresses and tailors in our community have been given employment through our sewing center. They recycled over half a million plastic bags into useful products sold in Ghana, the UK, and the United States! Ten of our surrounding communities now collect the plastic bags instead of discarding them on the street.

Now, we are facing our biggest transformation yet. We are shifting all managerial and programmatic decision making to our capable staff in Ghana. With that shift, comes the shutting down of ABAN’s US operations. We are confident and excited to see where our leadership in Ghana takes ABAN through this next transformation.

We could not have accomplished all that we did in the last five years without your support. We value the selfless contributions you have made to transforming the lives and communities in Ghana.  While our program activities are suspended, we will not accept donations in order to ensure the integrity of your gift. We hope you will be open to receiving program updates in the future!


Thanks for all your support!

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A Ban Against Neglect (ABAN)

Location: Carrboro, North Carolina - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @fabricofchange
A Ban Against Neglect (ABAN)
Lindsay  Sebastian
Project Leader:
Lindsay Sebastian
Chapel Hill , North Carolina United States

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