President of community women’s group
Elisabaeth Sehi, president of the Téllabli community’s women’s group, shares how income generating activities have helped women in their day to day lives.
“Before introducing the Income Generating Activities (IGA) with the help of ICI, a group of women existed in Téllabli. Women used to organize activities, but we lacked the capacity for the kind of works in the fields that ask for a lot of strength, like cutting or clearing the lands, tasks reserved for men. As a result, women were limited in carrying out their work.
Thanks to the IGAs and to ICI’s support, a Community Service Group (CSG) was created to execute the tasks that need the intervention of men to help women. The group was equipped by the ICI Foundation and we don’t have any workforce problems anymore. We women are happy to benefit help from men and thank ICI and all those who help the group of women and the Community Service Group to work together to successfully implement our Income Generative Activities.”
We are grateful to ICI for taking us through the training on child labour concepts.
"Before ICI provided our school with desks, children were stacked on their old benches by four or five."
Child labour in Ghana is a multifaceted problem that needs to be addressed using a multi-sectorial approach.