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Adua, soap maker & much more Read more...
2014_06_akua_addo_3bis.jpgAdua, is a prolific micro-entrepreneur, involved in a number of economic activities, and we are proud to say that Microsfere is her partner. She is involved in petty trading, grasscutter rearing, soap making, snail rearing... and her eagerness to learn is still there!
 
Adua, soap maker & much more Read more...
2014_06_akua_addo_3bis.jpgAdua, is a prolific micro-entrepreneur, involved in a number of economic activities, and we are proud to say that Microsfere is her partner. She is involved in petty trading, grasscutter rearing, soap making, snail rearing... and her eagerness to learn is still there!
 
Cecilia, cocoa farmer & store owner Read more...
2014_09_cecilia_okae_2bis.jpgCecilia, 53 years, lives in the village of Afiaso. She is a widow, and has three children all of which are of working age and have their own economic activities.

Cecilia has two main occupations. She is a cocoa farmer and also a petty trader. Cocoa farming was initially her main occupation, but because this is a seasonal activity, she was having difficulties getting income throughout the year. This is why she decided to start selling items such as footwear, sewing materials, cloths, etc. She also grows foodcrops, but they are for her familly's consumption, and not for trading.
 
Comfort, petty trader Read more...
2014_06_comfort_ababioter.jpgComfort, 43, lives with her husband and three of her children in one of the Kakum communities. Her other three children live with relatives in Accra. She is a cocoa farmer along with her husband, and also produces food crops such as cassava, plantain and yam. Those products are used to feed the family, while any surplus is sold through her petty trading business. 
 
Joseph, store owner & pig farmer Read more...
2014_06_joseph_nungubis.jpgJoseph, is a 32-year old father of children, all of which, except the smallest one, are going to primary school. His wife is a seamstress. Joseph has three activities: he is a carpenter, owns a store selling electrical parts and is also a pig rearer. 
 
Aku, store owner Read more...
2014_06_aku_dedebis.jpgAku, 45 years old, lives with her husband and their eight children around the Kakum National Park. All of her children, except one that has graduated, are still in school. She and her husband support their children through their farming business, namely cocoa and foodcrops. However, Aku wanted to complement her incomes with an additional source, and thus when the Microsfere project started in her area, she decided to join and start a petty trading business. 
 
Lydia, store owner Read more...
Photo: MicrosfereLydia, a 44-year old mother of 4, lives in the village of Kengen. She is the sole person responsible for the revenues of the household because her husband, who used to be a small bus driver, is sick and cannot work anymore.
 
Peter, pig farmer Read more...
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Peter was born and raised in the village of Kengen in the Amanzuri wetland. Contrary to some of his fellow villagers, he never had the desire to leave the village and go to the big cities to work. 
 
Monica, store owner Read more...
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Ms. Monica Ennor, 35 years old, lives with her husband and their 3 children in the village of Kengen in the Amanzuri wetland. Her husband sells sachets of water, while she currently runs a small store with foodstuffs.
 
Jacob, carpenter Read more...
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Jacob, a 28-year old carpenter, lives in the village of Brahabebome on the north western fringe of Kakum National Park with his wife and three year old son. He was born in this community and in addition to carpentry, which is his main business; he also rents and owns some land with cocoa trees, and also cultivates cassava and plantain.
 
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