Teni Agana

Loozeele Initiative

A new social venture created to mitigate the problems of unemployment and reduce rural-urban migration in the northern part of Ghana by helping youths create a source of income to support themselves while they live and stay in the north.

B-Corp Impact Areas 

    1.   Environment 
      •     Using environmentally friendly product (Getting clarity from Teni- not sure how this aligns) 
    1.   Impact Business Model 
      •     Reducing rural-urban migration 
      •     Targeting a vulnerable group in the community (female head potters)
      •     Undertaking training to empower women and girls 
    1.   Community 
      •     Working with local facilitators, trainers and partners to achieve Loozeele mandate. 
      •     Setting up a factory to train girls in an underserved community. 

SDG Outcomes

SDG 1

SDG 8

Hybrid Activities 

    1.   Train young girls and women specially kayayei (female head potters) through partnerships with other organizations to empower them to create a livelihood for themselves and plan for  a better life.
    2.   Sell products made by the girls and 20% of the sale of every products goes towards sustaining and supporting more girls.

Simulations 

Validated the process of partnering with an International Development Agency as a key partner to achieve Loozeele mandate on a large scale.