World Vision Ghana Commissions KIA Greenlight Poultry Farm To Benefit Saaman Community - May 2023

World Vision Ghana commissions KIA Greenlight poultry farm to benefit Saaman community

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By Samuel Ansah

Last Updated April 19, 2023

World Vision Ghana and its partner, Kia Motors Korea, have inaugurated a poultry farm for the Saaman Community in the Fanteakwa South District of the Eastern Region.

The initiative aims to reduce unemployment in rural areas and ensure food security while actively engaging the local community.

The newly inaugurated 2000 birds poultry farm aims to provide job opportunities for the local residents and serve as an additional source of revenue to support the operations of the Kia Green Light Health Center and mobile clinic, which have been serving the community for several years.

The poultry farm comprises an office, changing room, store, two pens with a capacity of 1000 birds each, a kitchen, and a 2-bedroom accommodation facility, providing a complete setup to manage and operate the farm efficiently.

At the Saaman community center, during the commissioning of the project, Akua Mensah, the Acting National Director and Director for People and Culture reaffirmed World Vision’s dedication to enhancing the lives of disadvantaged individuals in rural areas.

According to the Acting National Director and Director for People and Culture, a 13-member committee has been formed to manage the poultry farm’s operations, finance, equipment, and advisory matters.

To guarantee the seamless operation of the KIA Green Light Poultry farm, the project collaborated with the Department of Agriculture to develop a management plan. Additionally, a thirteen-member committee has been established to oversee the farm’s operations, finance, equipment, and advisory matters.

Madam Akua Mensah stated that the project has also trained members to assume various responsibilities, such as maintaining the equipment, ensuring a clean environment, and guaranteeing the smooth operation of the poultry farm. These efforts aim to secure the sustainability of the farm.

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