In Bimbilla (Ghana) 150 women are trained as beekeepers and an organic Honey is build. Honey is healthy and beekeeping is environment friendly. Bees are necessary and important for the whole ecological cycle. Do you know that all over the world bees are dying by crowds? Luckily in Africa not yet.
Besides all the benefits for nature the women are able to generate an extra income by themselves, which enables them to send their children to school and get health insurance.
This film is made by Janka Burtzlaff, CPYWD volunteer in 2010
Community Partnership for Youth and Women Development (CPYWD) organizes After school Programs in Tamale (Northern-Ghana) for the youth. Local community workers stimulate the children to express them selve, show their creativity, be self-confidence and critical. The local volunteers work use the PAC man Approach, Positivm, Activity & Creativity. The children who attend the programs are a mix of children who go to school and who don’t go to school. It stimulates the children to go to school and in the aftertoon they learn to bring the theory into practice. A beautiful combination! Schools, teachers, chiefs, parents and the local government are involved.
Since 2007 the work of CPYWD Ghana has been supported via Stichting Ghana Haarlem. In 2011 it was time for a new step, the establishment of our own foundation, Stichting Partnership Ghana! This is the way to professionalize our work and to strenghten our Partnerships. Our final aim is that within 5-10 years CPYWD is a sustainable organisation without depending on European funds. A lot of things have been achieved the past 3 years.
Time for a party, are you joining us???
Everyone involved is welcome to our Ghanaian party. Via 2 short films of the projects in Ghana we will present our work with beautiful images made by the volunteer Janka Burtzlaff. But off course this is not all, we will enjoy African Percussion, Ghanaian snacks and drinks! Enough opportunities to interact and enjoy.