The Plight of a Disabled Farming Group in Lissa

I had the unique privilege to visit some  farmers who are into Dry Season Farming. Spending time with farmers, on the farm, learning about their work was an eye-opening experience. Lissa farming group was one of the farms I visited. This is a farming group of disabled...

Mary’s Story – Small Business Owner

People living around the globe work differently for their daily upkeep. Some work in the formal sector and others in the informal sector. Some businesses in Lawra which form part of the informal sector were not spared by COVID-19. Both women and men in business...

Rufina’s Story – Small Business Owner

The impact of Coronavirus is being felt by all businesses around the world. To help us understand the economic impact of COVID-19 in Lawra, the ATE team have been out in the community, talking with all of our small businesses, monitoring how they have been affected by...

Olivia’s Story – Student at Biro JHS

The longest vacation period basic schools have in Ghana here is after the third term. This is the period between early August to early September. A time students really long for. They buy the books, uniforms, school sandals, school bags, and basic home necessities by...

Ali’s Story – Small Business Owner

The virus, COVID-19, has had a huge impact on our daily personal lives and businesses. Markets were closed, borders closed, restaurants shut, buses parked and long distance travels terminated. It was a long, unproductive but resource consuming months. These months...