Grant 12: N'Vekro
Recipient community: Women's association in N'Vekro
Village: N'Vekro, Côte d'Ivoire
Number of community members reached: 30 women
Description: The women’s association in N'Vekro asked for US $1000 to buy agricultural equipment (cassava grinders 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 purchased and in use (Nov. 10, 2021).
Outcomes: Update pending (Nov. 10, 2021).
N'Guessan Florence Kouamé, leader of the women's association.
Members of the women's association.
Children from the village playing football.
Children from the village with our country ambassador in Côte d'Ivoire, Kone Zana.