How Basics International is lifting Ghanaian women out of poverty

– – Women dominate the informal sector in Ghana but they also fall within the most vulnerable groups of people in dire need of economic empowerment. Many of them lack the needed skills to become employable or build successful entrepreneurial ventures. That’s what the Ghanaian social enterprise Basics International comes in to help with its recent initiative called Hedzole. The initiative engages women, train them to acquire entrepreneurial skills and achieve economic success. The produce bags and other hand-made products, which are exported abroad, raising money to provide for their…

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