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Recently, a customer called us asking whether or not our baskets were Fair Trade...

Question:  if you look under a Shea tree sometime between May and July, what will you see?  Last week’s answer might have been children, picking the delicious shea fruit to eat and sell. This week, we can add in the tell-tale signs of all the fruit that got left behind, signs left by an unusual ally…

I just read my first blog post. Maybe I came out of it with my foot in my mouth? Or close? So much of what Baraka Supplies does and is about has to do with women and families and communities. And yet when I look at my first blog post, the pictures were about me and men! Oops!

This time I’ll share a bit about the community and the women of Kperisi Ghana.

 

Kperisi is a village just outside of Wa in northern Ghana. Kperisi, along with Tapko, are the two main communities and women’s groups that we work with for Shea Butter.

Feel free to see a map of Kperisi Ghana so you get a better idea of its location.

Let’s start with a better photo of the Kperisi Na’s Palace and people of the community (Na means Chief in many northern Ghana languages). A picture that I’m not in!
The photo shows some of the Women’s group with the Chief, other elders and leaders and, of course, the children.
This was taken shortly after a project to restore the Chief’s Palace, a project that Baraka Supplies was pleased to support both financially and in-kind.

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