Juasohene; Nana Asafoakaa Agyei Tabi I is excited over a palm oil factory being established for the womenfolk of Juaso by the MTN Ghana Foundation.
He tells rawgist.com the women are currently operating close to a basic school; a location that poses a lot of risks to the school children. The school also suffers lots of pollution from the smoke from the palm oil factory.
He explains that he reached out to the MTN Ghana Foundation regarding their plight and the fact that the Palm oil production was one of the main sources of livelihood for the women of Juaso and was amazed to receive a rapid response from the Foundation.
The two hundred thousand Ghana cedis ultra-modern facility which was started in December, 2016 is at least 65% complete.
It is situated outside the main town with a very good access road. The building makes room for a reception, a meeting room, a kids’ room, processing rooms, storage rooms among several other provisions to make life comfortable for the women.
The women are upbeat about the fact that they will have machines to work with in order to make their work easy.
Corporate Services Executive for MTN, Sam Koranteng tells rawgist.com the Foundation is excited about the positive feedback it is receiving from the various stakeholders.
Juasohene took the opportunity to seek further collaboration with MTN on the development of the area when MTN visited the area to inspect the project