Category Archives: Community Capacity Building

TRAX GHANA SEED LOAN SCHEME AT KABUSGO COMMUNITY

Seed is the basic input in agricultural production system. Lack of locally adapted seed, particularly in drought-prone and food insecure communities in northern Ghana, is crucial especially as rainfall distribution is mono-modal and production is only subsistence. Over time, Trax … Continue reading

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TRAX GHANA VILLAGE SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION (VSLA) GROUPS SHARE-OUT AT KABUSGO

Trax Ghana works in vulnerable communities where there is high level of illiteracy and members such as widows, divorced or separated women, school drop outs, etc have little opportunity to borrow from financial institutions due to lack of collateral security. … Continue reading

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ZUARUNGU MOSHIE SCHOOL BENEFITS FROM A SUMMER HAT

Rustic Pathways provides international community service programs for high school students. Their programs introduce students to a variety of service experiences that benefit the communities they visit, while showing students the impact they can have on the world. Additionally, these … Continue reading

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FORMATION OF COMMUNITY LEVEL ARTISANS PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE (PIC)

In northern Ghana where the majority of farmers rely on rain fed agriculture for a living, Climate change, with consequent droughts, floods and other natural disasters, further contributes to the vulnerability of people living in poverty. It is within this … Continue reading

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TRAX GHANA PLAYS HOST TO TWO (2) UDS STUDENTS ON INTERNSHIP

Trax Ghana works with smallholder farmers in deprived rural communities in northern Ghana to achieve food security. The organization uses Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) as a way of learning from, and with, members of target communities to investigate, and evaluate … Continue reading

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Community Empowerment Strategies – Facilitation of new farmers groups

Community empowerment is more than the involvement, participation or engagement of communities. It implies community ownership and action that explicitly aims at social and political change. The aim of Trax Ghana is to develop the capacity of smallholder farmers in … Continue reading

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Including People with Disabilities in our Projects

“Including people with disabilities in our programs is a human rights issue and not a matter of discretion.” This was one of the most important messages of a workshop organized by Tree Aid Ghana as part of the Village Tree … Continue reading

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