ATE News

Celebrating International Women’s Day

An important day to celebrate, promote and fight for the equal rights of women across the world!   Here at Action Through Enterprise we deliver programmes that work with and for the people of Upper West Ghana helping to reduce barriers to education or access to a... read more

BizATE: The Sub-Saharan Incubator by Asif Noorani

The technology boom has seen a huge rise in the number of business incubators in the UK, Europe and United States. Incubators exist to accelerate the successful development of entrepreneurial companies, through an array of business support resources and services. A... read more

A Case Study on Teresa by Stephen Hodgson

Teresa the Seamstress   Teresa is a young lady who works in Lawra. She was awarded a grant by ATE to develop her seamstress business in a steel container unit on one of the main roads in the town.   She qualified as a seamstress two years ago and now has... read more

A Case Study on Dakura Kyalepuo by Stephen Hodgson

Dakura Kyalepuo the subsistence farmer   It was inspiring to meet Dakura a year ago. He is a subsistence farmer, in his seventies, living in a very remote area south of Lawra. Last year he applied for a grant from ATE in order to buy sheep with a view to rearing... read more

A Case Study of Comfort by Stephen Hodgson

Comfort the Weaver   I had the privilege of meeting Comfort a year ago when she was applying for a grant from ATE. She was delighted to receive the gift of a framed photo of her taken during that visit. Comfort is a young lady who lives (with her family) in a... read more

Jonathan’s Creative Arts In Lawra – Week 1

A long distance bus journey in Ghana is an insight into the resourcefulness of the Ghanaian people and also the limitations of their bureaucratic systems. First up are the frustrations of buying a bus ticket from Accra to Lawra (a 14 hour overnight trip): you must... read more

ATE seeks support with local office space

We have thoroughly enjoyed the past few months of being lucky enough to have a “pop-up” office space at no. 7 The Square, Ramsbury. Recognising that so much of the charity’s achievements would not be possible without the loyal and dedicated support... read more

The 2,800 mile challenge

From ATE’s head office in Ramsbury to the Lawra District in Ghana where we deliver our programmes, it is 2,800 miles as the crow flies. That’s a long way but we’d like you to help us reach it and fundraise as you go! For 2017, we have decided to set... read more

Action Through Enterprise - ATE added 3 new photos.

It's harvest time! The group of disabled and blind dry season farmers ATE supports in Lissa have uprooted their bean leaves ready for sale! We are delighted for them to have achieved this despite blistering heat and a significant lack of available water.
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Its harvest time! The group of disabled and blind dry season farmers ATE supports in Lissa have uprooted their bean leaves ready for sale! We are delighted for them to have achieved this despite blistering heat and a significant lack of available water.

Action Through Enterprise - ATE with Sarah Livesey and Leela Shanti.

Today ATE staff, Leela and Sarah, were delighted to be a part of Downe House's fantastic 'Day of Discovery'. They shared Sarah Gardner's story of her journey as a volunteer to founding and running the impactful, grassroots charity that ATE is today! Thanks to all the pupils and staff at this independent school for girls in Berkshire for inviting ATE to take part!
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Today ATE staff, Leela and Sarah, were delighted to be a part of Downe Houses fantastic Day of Discovery. They shared Sarah Gardners story of her journey as a volunteer to founding and running the impactful, grassroots charity that ATE is today! Thanks to all the pupils and staff at this independent school for girls in Berkshire for inviting ATE to take part!

Big smiles from Linda at lunchtime today ❤ #banku #groundnutsoup #20p #lifechanging ... See MoreSee Less

Big smiles from Linda at lunchtime today ❤ #banku #groundnutsoup #20p #lifechanging

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