July 20, 2024

SOCO led activity for 150 smock weavers in Daboya by providing them with 1,200 cones of thread and assorted colours of dyes to support them to improve their incomes and also create sustainable jobs . They were also given training in basic business skills and group dynamics .

In the same vane, about 100 women in the kumbo cluster under the same project were given bee hives and honey harvesting kits to support them in bee keeping and honey production as a measure of improving their household incomes and livelihoods.

The activities for the bee keepers and smock weavers forms part of the building foundation and capacity for inclusive and resilient communities. It’s aimed at improving the socioeconomic resilience of communities in the target lagging regions of Gulf of Guinea countries exposed to conflict and climate risks through dialogue and border zone investments. The long term target is to achieve sustainable and undisrupted economic development and shared prosperity in the Gulf of Guinea region.

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