MP supports Sagnarigu women to expand businesses

Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini,Deputy Northern Regional Minister (15)

Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini,Deputy Northern Regional Minister (15)

One hundred and twenty women in the Sagnarigu District of the Northern Region have received financial support from Member of Parliament for the area, Alhaji A. B. A Fuseini, to enhance their income generating activities.

The support is also to enable them to support their children’s education and for family upkeep. Alhaji A. B. A Fusein, who is also Deputy Northern Regional Minister, disbursed the fund to the women’s groups at the weekend ………………………………………

He said the support was to help the beneficiaries to expand their businesses in shea butter processing, rice milling and general petty trading activities, adding that the fund was a revolving one to be made available to more women in the district.

The MP said the beneficiary women were put into groups each comprising 15 women who received GH¢2,000.

He said the initiative was to improve the lives of women in the constituency and was targeting 800 women by close of this year………………………………

Alhaji Fuseini added that he had sourced funding from EDAIF to put up grinding mills in some of the communities in the constituency to help them generate more revenue………………………………….

Madam Fulera Iddrisu, a beneficiary, said the grant facility would boost their businesses…………………………….

She said the loan facility had come at the right time as children who dropped out of school due to financial difficulties could now be enrolled back to continue their studies.

From: Yakubu Abdul-Majeed, Sagnarigu..

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