Supporting education in Ghana
Access to education, a priority for Valrhona
Since 2017, Valrhona and FEDCO have carried out a far-reaching program to improve educational conditions in their sourcing communities.
This program benefits producer families’ (and their neighbors’) children. The aim is that all 5613 children get access to good school conditions.
Our first Results:
Thanks to the financial support of donors via the Valrhona Foundation, various projects have already been launched:
- 2016: financing of a community center for events and training in Wassa Nkran, including a library and ICT center
- 2017: launch of a five-year program to increase access to education and improve school facilities in eight communities in the district of Tarkwa
- 2018: construction an elementary school in Wassa Nkran, a kindergarten in Pieso & renovation of an elementary school in Pieso
- 2019: construction of a middle school & renovation of an elementary school in Atwereboanda
In 2021, the program continue by setting up a primary school in Bosomtwe. It is equipped with a computer room, a sanitary block and can accommodate 270 students in 6 different classes. This is the result of a new project created for and with its beneficiaries.