Grant 14: Kitipo

Grant information

Recipient community: Women's association in Kitipo

Village: Kitipo, Côte d'Ivoire

Number of community members reached: 40 women

Description: The women’s association in Kitipo asked for US $1000 to buy agricultural equipment (a cassava grinder, petrol for the machine, and a cassava press). This enables the women to process their cassava into 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 Dec. 9, 2021)

Amount applied for: 592,000 CFA (~$1000)

Amount received (net of fees): 592,000 CFA (~$1000)

Date of transfer: Nov. 5, 2021

Progress: Materials purchased and in use (Dec. 9, 2021).

Outcomes: Update pending (Dec. 9, 2021).


Our country ambassador, Kone Zana, with children from the village.


Children in the village playing a game of cards.


Image of the village.


Testing the new cassava grinder.