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Gbalin women cooperative in monrovia


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a short presentation of the Gbalin Women's Cooperative supported by Oxfam in Liberia

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Gbalin women cooperative in monrovia

  1. 1. Gbalin Women Cooperative In Monrovia A project supported by Oxfam to Empower Women through Agriculture
  2. 2. Project Objective <ul><li>Provide economic empowerment to these women through the production, processing and marketing of vegetables such as pepper, peanuts and rice helping them to earn a regular income through sustainable job creation. </li></ul><ul><li>Oxfam has helped the cooperative to acquire and own 75 acres of land to do this farming activity. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 75 acres plot of land provided by Oxfam as part of the livelihoods programme
  4. 4. Harvesting Pepper
  5. 5. Krubo Darkor 49, member of the Gbalin Women Cooperative – working in their cooperative’s field “ We want the production to increase and this farm to be bigger so that it will generate more income and our situation will be better”
  6. 6. Lydia Flomo,42 yrs, member of the Gbalin women’s cooperative This is a wonderful opportunity for us not only are we earning income but we are also gaining other skills to use in our life.
  7. 8. Bitter egg plants freshly harvested from the field
  8. 9. <ul><li>Our dream is to grow </li></ul><ul><li>bigger so that more </li></ul><ul><li>women will join us, we </li></ul><ul><li>will generate more </li></ul><ul><li>income and will be able </li></ul><ul><li>to provide more </li></ul><ul><li>support to our children. </li></ul><ul><li>I hope to see in the </li></ul><ul><li>near future our </li></ul><ul><li>production to increase </li></ul><ul><li>so that we will be a </li></ul><ul><li>major supplier of </li></ul><ul><li>pepper and other </li></ul><ul><li>vegetables in Liberia </li></ul><ul><li>and outside. </li></ul><ul><li>Lydia Flomo, </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the Gbalin </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s Cooperative </li></ul>