Empowerment of 150 Rural Women in Ghana

by Women & Youth Development Association Ghana

Summary

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
$225
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

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.

Solution

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.

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

Additional Documentation

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

Organization Information

Women & Youth Development Association Ghana

Location: Apam , Gomoa District, Central Region - Ghana
Website: mailto:name@domain
Project Leader:
MORO OSMAN FUKUYAMA
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Ankamu -- Apam Gomoa, Central Region Ghana

Funded Project!

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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