Swiss Embassy Supporting Women Farmers In Sunyani With Alternative Livelihoods Improvement Skills

Women Farmers Gets Alternative Livelihoods Improvement Support


Daadom, Thursday, January 12, 2023

Forty-Five (45) women at Daadom, a farming community in the Sunyani Municipality are undergoing Eight-days capacity building and skills training for their livelihoods improvement.

The Switzerland Embassy in Ghana is supporting the women farmers in smaller communities with the employable skills and knowledge in liquid soap, black/alata soap and ball/azuma soap making as additional livelihoods sustainability means.

The women making black soap

The training from Monday, January 9th to Wednesday, January 18, 2023 is the second project since its inception in September 2022.

A total of 60 women at Kurosua No2 and adjoining communities  benefited from the first project.

Liquid soap training

It is an alternative livelihoods improvement venture to help women in smaller communities to sustain their living in place of their seasonal farming activities.

Kavinang Foundation, a non governmental organization into community development and women’s economic empowerment is facilitating the project.

Mr. Seth Cudjoe, the project coordinator said participants of the training would be given financial literacy and business management and sustainability knowledge including training manuals as part of the training.

He said the beneficiaries would be registered as cooperatives after the training and assured them of start-up tools and materials to start their own businesses. 

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