Grant 11: Kotoukro
Recipient community: Women's association in Kotoukro
Village: Kotoukro, Côte d'Ivoire
Number of community members reached: 40 women
Description: The women’s association in Kotoukro asked for US $1000 to buy agricultural equipment (a cassava grinder and cassava presses). This will enable the women to transform their cassava to Attiéke, a local dish similar to couscous, which can be sold at a higher market price. This will increase their earnings, allowing them to pay for school fees for their children, seek healthcare when ill, etc. (Updated Nov. 10, 2021)
Amount applied for: 592,000 CFA (~$1000)
Amount received (net of fees): 592,000 CFA (~$1000)
Date of transfer: March 31, 2021
Progress: Materials bought and in use (Nov. 10, 2021).
Outcomes: Update pending (Nov. 10, 2021).
Kone Zana (our Country Ambassador in Côte d'Ivoire) with members of the women's association.
Gnamien Suzanne Konan, leader of the women's association.
Agricultural equipment bought with some of the grant money.
The village school.