The Livelihood Project

by Alliance For African Women Initiative
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The Livelihood Project
The Livelihood Project
The Livelihood Project
The Livelihood Project
The Livelihood Project
The Livelihood Project
The Livelihood Project

Project Report | Jan 15, 2024
Project Impact 2023

By Marlene Keller | Deputy Programmes Manager

The AFAWI Livelihood Project creates since 2014 an opportunity for women in Ghana to be financially independent through the distribution of micro-loans with zero or low-interest rate, allowing the women and their families to rise above the poverty line. It further provides workshops and training sessions in financial literacy, gender responsiveness, and health, in order to further women’s education and improve their livelihood for the future. AFAWI also provides a chance to create daily savings accounts for the women, that receive a small amount of interest and encourages further saving for the future.

The year 2023 has been outstandingly successful for the Livelihood Project. Starting with an initial boost through the partnership with Global Citizen last year September, AFAWI was able to get another amazing partner on board this year. We herewith proudly announce that AFAWI was awarded the Lady Godiva Initiative Award at the beginning of this year, as the only African organisation. The award supports our work on the Livelihood Project and therefore gave us the ability to scale up the project immensely. Apart from that, AFAWI received a grant from GlobalGiving dedicated to the Livelihood Project, which was used to support the project in the long term.

In the time between January and November 2023, a total of 114 loans were given out to women, with a total amount of 158,000 GHC being distributed. Furthermore 86 women participated in our training sessions so far.


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Organization Information

Alliance For African Women Initiative

Location: Achimota Market-Accra, Ghana - Ghana
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @afawi?lang=en
Project Leader:
Philip Kwesi Agyei
Programme Co-Ordinator
Accra , Greater Accra Ghana

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