One of a series of food briefs, this case study provides a snapshot of how the original Indashyikirwa intervention in Rwanda is helping couples to deal with food current shortages more proactively and equally.
Kouassi Akissi Rodiasse is 30 years old and married with three children. She lives in Kragui-Méagui in the South West of Côte d’Ivoire. She has been a member of her Village Savings & Loan Association (VSLA), supported by CARE and Mars, for four years. Rodiasse and her husband own a cocoa farm and an animal breeding business. Rodiasse also has her own juice making enterprise. Read MoreRead More
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. Read MoreRead More