Research clearly shows that when girls are educated, all quality-of-life indicators improve: Educated women have smaller families, live longer and healthier lives, and follow more stable economic paths. In Ghana, getting an education is getting easier for girls, but there are still challenges....
Access to healthcare plays a vital role in promoting quality of life and reducing poverty, but in Pokuase, healthcare facilities are very limited and beyond the reach of most families. To help meet the need for healthcare, WomensTrust offers a health initiative that provides free screenings and health education to women.
Poverty is not a women’s problem per se, but it is a problem that disproportionately affects women. Women make up half of the world's population, yet represent 70% of the world's poor. WomensTrust is committed to women’s economic development and supports entrepreneurship among women in Ghana.