Monthly Archives: August 2014

Colonization of Trax’s Beehives

Trax Ghana, in collaboration with Self Help Africa has distributed 78 bee hives among farmer groups in the Upper East Region of Ghana. This week, William Adongo, Trax’s Sustainable Livelihoods Project Coordinator, has found that 51% of the hives are colonized. … Continue reading

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Launch of Village Tree Enterprise Project with Tree Aid

Tree Aid launched their Village Tree Enterprise Project with partner organizations, including Trax Ghana, on the 17th of July 2014. The launch took place in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region. Guests of honor at the launch event were the … Continue reading

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Trax Ghana’s Take on Gender Equality

Trax Ghana is committed to creating equal rights and opportunities for men and women. It does so in a gender-sensitive way, relying and building on socially and culturally defined difference between the sexes. Some of the activities by which gender … Continue reading

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Sponsored Classroom Furniture almost Finished

Trax Ghana, with support from The Best of Both (a charity run by students from the British school of Brussels and the Antwerp International school) strives to improve the educational status of the rural communities. Trax Ghana and the British … Continue reading

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Trax Values and Approach: Self-Reliance for Sustainability

Trax Ghana works with rural farming communities with the intention of supporting self-reliance within the communities for food and income production. There are a few ways that developing self-reliance is built into the Trax approach and our projects. Trax uses … Continue reading

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Donation of Cameras

Last week Trax Ghana reported on its quarterly meeting (read the article here). The meeting was centered around the theme of communication. One thing that became evident is that for effective communication, there was an urgent need for additional cameras. … Continue reading

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Sowing Seeds for Livestock Feed

On Monday the 14th of July 2014, Trax field officers visited the goat demonstration farm to broadcast and sow macuna seed and stylosanthes seed. The Trax goat demonstration farm is located in Zuarungu-Moshie in the Bolgatanga Municipality (Upper East Region, … Continue reading

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Visit from British School of Brussels and Best of Both Representatives

In the past month, students and staff representing the British School of Brussels (BSB) and the Best of Both (BoB) non-governmental organisation run by students at BSB visited Trax Ghana. In cooperation with Trax they support four schools in Upper … Continue reading

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Planning our Communication and Communicating our Plans: Trax Quarterly Meeting

Over the past two days the whole staff team at Trax has come together for our quarterly meeting. Some of the staff were meeting our new recruit, Thomas, for the first time, while it has also been the first opportunity … Continue reading

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