On average, rural Ghanaian women earn $20 per year.
Women marry young and on average each woman has seven children.
No job opportunities for women unless they move to the city or large centres.
Having so many children puts a severe strain on their health.
Women are placed into co-ops and given peanut seeds, plus the money to purchase labour for clearing land and one female goat. They are provided with training and have meetings to discuss challenges and develop solutions together.
5,500 women become self-sufficient and taking on positions of influence in their communities
for women to become respected members in their communities