Our Impact

1999

  • CVSI’s inclusion in the District Education Planning Team for Greater Accra Metropolitan Directorate of Education.

2000-2003

  • Two environmental friendly gold projects implemented: Kokobaka Anti-Pollution and Environmental Friendly Gold Project (KAEFGOP), LOKAGEAM Anti-Pollution and Environmental Friendly Gold Project (LAEFGOP). 150 small scale miners trained on safe mining practices and pollution abatement measures. 50 farmers and 200 agricultural workers were also trained in indoor pollution mitigation strategies. They were given bottled liquefied petroleum gas and cooking devices, solar heating and lighting systems and treated mosquito nets.
  • Four micro-credit projects established for women community and farmer based organizations. 200 women received adult education, business and farm management training and microfinance.
  • The advocacy system of Women of Liberia Peace Network strengthened for their active participation in the Liberia peace talks in Ghana. 200 women were trained in advocacy and human rights, gender based violence and income generation.
  • Dzodze Community Library and 7 community libraries strengthened with volunteer librarians trained under our Community Literacy Project in concert with Tree of Life International who provided books for four libraries.

2004

  • Preventive AIDS Lifeline Micro-Credit Strategy (PALM Strategy) officially launched.with the formation of two HIV focused credit unions.
  • United Network Against HIV/AIDS in Africa (UNAHA) formed with CVSI as lead agency.

2005

  • Water, Sanitation and Environmental Protection projects initiated in Ashaiman (Tema Municipal),and Kpando-Tokor (Kpando District).
  • Water, Environmental-Protection and Sanitation With Education and Enthusiasm Project (WE-SWEEP) launched in Ashaiman.

2006

  • Productive Agricultural Linkages and Market Systems (PALMS) proposals prepared and project started on a pilot scale.
  • Dekaworwor Harborbor Women’s Group, Aveyime, North Tongu District, one of our partners was given the award of the Best Farmer Based Organisation in the District during the 22nd National Farmers’ Day Celebration on December 1, 2006.

2007-2009

  • Moringa Oleifera Farms and Industries Limited established and operational

300,000 farmers, of which 250,000 are women, organized to plant moringa oleifera trees. 100,000 vegetable farmers are using moringa leaf extract which contains plant growth hormones and disease suppressing compost on their vegetables with corresponding threefold increase in their incomes. .

  • Greater involvement of women community and farmer based groups in agricultural mechanization and drip irrigation in addition to other technologies for their enhancement and greater productivity under PALMS.
  • Free agricultural consultancy to various farmers groups, microfinance and marketing systems are enhancing their capacity under PALMS and Green Journey.

 

 

 

 

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