Celebrating their accomplishments are 60 Ghanaian women who attended Adidome Farm Institute in pursuit of a better life. The women singing/chanting completed a 4-week course learning how to operate a tractor (view image below). The course is under the Agriculture Technical Vocational Education Training program. The name of the program is “Women In The Driving Seat” which was developed to encourage Ghanaian women to pursue employment in fields that require their expertise.
With support from the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development program, ATVET Women and Deutsche Gesellschaft for Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) these women and many more have the opportunity to obtain a license to operate tractors and heavy machinery. Adidome Farm Institute has been in operation for over 56 years dating back to 1964. Its located in the Central Tongu District of the Volta region in Ghana. They offer courses in mushroom, poultry, and livestock production and more. Registration for February is open and if you are interested contact 0243 229 775/0249 065 347 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.