Prudence once thought fish farming was only for men. Then she joined an aquaculture group. Now, she sees how women can change their community.
Women farmers shared their stories of personal empowerment with Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau during a visit to the RESULT project in Ghana.
“It is traditional culture to help one another,” Zemu told us, explaining how a local tradition called “Debo” propels local community members to help the single grandmother cultivate her fields. With neighbours’ and Canadian Feed The Children donors’ support, Zemu is working her way out of poverty and towards a sustainable and prosperous future.