2009 grantee, Vida N. Yakong (RN, MSN, PhD), on October 30, 2018

Vida Yakong, founder of Project GROW in northern Ghana, shared her community based strategies for poverty alleviation and women’s empowerment. Some audience members at this event have been moved to donate goats to Project GROW after heraing her speak!

We awarded Vida a grant in 2009 while she was studying medical anthropology at University of British Columbia Okanagan. She is now Head of Department at Midwifery School of Allied Health Sciences at University for Development Studies (Ghana).