Joanna has 3 children – 4 years to 18 years old.
Joanna sells tea and bread in the mornings. Evenings, customers come and sit & talk at her “café”. Her sister helps her go to the local bakery to buy bread.
Needs: Capital $300 for signage, tables, chairs, lanterns, displays
A young girl’s daily chore is to fetch water from the new well for her family to use for the day.
Prior to Joy2theWorld building the well, water source was at the local river.
Rebecca sells soap on laundry day. She saw a need and created a business! Rebecca travels 35 miles to Accra and purchases soaps, both personal bars and soaps for laundry. Then she carries it all in a basket on her head throughout her community. What a convenience for the women!
Needs: Capital $350 for rent of storefront and inventory storage.
Janet makes a special brew that can knock your socks off! “If you only had a taste”, says Kay Farjadi who got first hand experience of Janet’s concoction.
This concoction is brewed from local pineapple.
Olivia wakes early to cook a rice and bean pocket that many enjoy for breakfast. This burrito-style food is easy for villagers to carry and eat on their way to work. Olivia cooks out of her home, a one room kitchen, storage and shelter for her children.
Needs: Capital $500 to purchase a kitchen, inventory.