"We are at the dawn of the African Women's Decade ....We need to empower African women who produce food, raise children and drive the economy here. When those women take their rightful place at the negotiating table, in the parliament and in leadership positions across society, we can unleash Africa's enormous potential"
"To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it"
Akina Mama Wa Africa (AMwA) is an international, Pan-African, non-governmental development organization based in Kampala, Uganda. Their origins go back to 1985 in the United Kingdom, where as a community based organization, they created a space for African women to organize autonomously, network with each other, share skills and expertise, identify issues of concern and speak for themselves, which was critical given that most involved were experiencing migrant life in the UK. read more...
Video of the Month
GHANA: Faustina's Fortune
Source: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
When Faustina was a little girl, people in Ghana ate cassava to ward off starvation. Now this starchy tuber is the secret of her success.....