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Breaking the Bias: Women for Change Case Study

Rita Asamoah is a 38-year-old cocoa farmer and trader in the Wansanmire community of the Ahafo Cocoa Region in Ghana. Rita’s nuclear family has about 15 acres of cocoa farm. Rita also runs a convenience store. She is married to the Cocoa Purchasing Clerk in the community with six children. Rita is the Box Keeper of her Village Savings & Loan group, formed in 2021 as part of the Women for Change program, supported by Mars.

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