Empower 80 teenage mothers with economic skills

by Center for Integrated Rural and Child Development
Empower 80 teenage mothers with economic skills


This project seeks to provide 30 rural teenage mothers with economic skills in dressmaking, hairdressing and catering to improve their socioeconomic well-being and that of their children.

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About 70% of girls in the rural communities of the Atwima Nwabiagya Municipality gets pregnant before completing their basic education which majority of these girls out shyness drop their education. The 30% who are able to complete their education without pregnancy finds it difficult to enter into the second cycle which the government has introduced the free shs policy to solve this problem. As a result of pregnancy, rural girls are faced with economic, social and psychological challenges.


Providing these girls economic skills will help them to be reintegrated back into the society thereby relieving the society of the burden of taking care of these girls and their children. Providing them this skills training will help them contribute meaningfully toward societal development as their purchasing power will be enhanced for them to pay tax to the government. Providing them with the skills improve the nutrition of their children to prevent malnutrition.

Long-Term Impact

The project will train 30 rural girls which will alleviate poverty and impoverishment from the lives of these girls, their children and their families as the Nkawie community in general.

Additional Documentation

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


Organization Information

Center for Integrated Rural and Child Development

Location: Kumasi, Nkawie - Ghana
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Twitter: @CIRCDev
Center for Integrated Rural and Child Development
Francis Sarkodie
Project Leader:
Francis Sarkodie
Kumasi , Nkawie Ghana

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