To overcome the problem of housing deficit in Ghana, AWA proposes a partnership with government and international agencies in agriculture including the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to roll out an affordable housing scheme for smallholder farmers in rural communities.
The project will involve;
- Constructing steel prefabricated standard houses of two (2) to three (3) bedrooms for farmers living in rural communities
- Making credit available to farmers to enable them roof their uncompleted building projects
- Building community silos in conjunction with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture
- Offering free project management, design, specification, quality control and building evaluation for rural women in agriculture.
AWA will leverage its expertise in roofing and modular construction and our strong local presence to enhance the project’s impact. Our goal for this project is to promote rural infrastructural development in Ghana, starting with our local farmers.
- Motivating smallholder farmers
- Promoting decent living and working conditions
- Reducing homelessness
- Enhancing agricultural productivity
- Promoting agricultural entrepreneurship among the youth
- Improving farmers’ income
- Discouraging rural-urban migration, especially among the youth.
A project such as ours can be tied to agricultural initiatives like the farmers’ day celebration at district, regional and national levels to promote greater participation in agriculture.
In order to execute this project, AWA Roofing Sheets Company Limited will need the endorsement of International Organizations into Agriculture and Ministry of Food and Agriculture, for a long-term loan to keep us in business for the first few years following the project’s launch.