Shadrack Asante Akwei, a farmer, was trained in leadership and mobilization at Adomfe Epicenter in Ghana and went on to start an oil-palm and cocoa nursery project to generate funds for community development projects. Read his story.
THP-Ghana inaugurated a new nursery school at Toku Epicenter; Adomfe Epicenter's cocoa and oil-palm seedlings were transplanted into the field and began to generate income; and Fesi-Bame Epicenter, through a partnership with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, acquired 450 bags of government subsidized fertilizers to be sold to partner farmers to boost production.
In August 2012, The Hunger Project carried out a large-scale outcome evaluation pilot project consisting of in-depth interviews, focus groups and household surveys in Ghana and Malawi. The purpose being to evaluate data collection tools being used in the field and to empower epicenter committees to set priorities and track progress for the overall development of Hunger Project programs.