EDUCATION & RURAL DEVELOPMENT FOR GHANA, WEST AFRICA

Heartbeat for hope is a non-profit organization supporting orphaned children in the village of hope in Ghana, Africa

HOPE CREATIONS

July 01, 2013
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The first graduating class of Adwenpa Creations - June 2013

 

On January 3, 2012 a small group of women gathered around a fire and a crude wooden table in a rural Ghanaian village to make batik.  In the days and months to come, that program would become Premec Creations, a vocational training center for impoverished women.  Martha Bulley, a seamstress and single mother, had dreamed for years of how to provide empowerment and hope to women suffering from lack of resources and opportunities.  Her dream inspired Amy Hubble and Chelsea Jones to join in, and Premec Creations was born. 

Since January of 2012 Premec Creations has trained three groups of women in various skills: batik fabric, soap, pomade, bead arrangement, hair dressing, and sewing.  In March 2013 a branch center, Adwenpa Creations, was opened in Akikai Doblo under the management of Suzy Lartey and Faustina Lamptey.  “Adwenpa” is a twi word which means “having a good heart towards others.” 

Twenty-seven trainees are about to complete the inaugural training session of Adwenpa.

God is at work, and it is our privilege to tell the story of what he is doing.       

 - Chelsea Jones