Grant 11: Kotoukro

Grant information

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

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.