NGO assists Women with Micro-Credit
The Ghanaian Times,
Friends of Africa Foundation, an international micro-finance NGO has assisted 100 women with micro-credit facilities at Brekusuo near Aburi and its surrounding communities to enable them to engage in profitable business ventures. The move is to encourage the women, especially the youth in the area to be involved in entrepreneurial and income generating ventures as a way of alleviating poverty and to stop rural youth migration to cities in search of work.
Mr. Simon Wakely, Executive Director of the foundation, presenting cheques to beneficiaries said the foundation, seeks to help young people to develop themselves in a more sustainable manner. He said development of
Faustina Darko, National Project Coordinator of the foundation said four communities, namely Ayim,
“This is a project that can have real impact on reducing poverty and providing opportunities for young women in rural