Photo of women working for Global Mamas hard at work hand crafting each mask.

Global Mamas’ Face Masks Protecting the Public and Preserving Women’s Livelihoods

Jun 16, 2020
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By Chidera Okeke, Global Mamas Community Outreach Specialist.   For the past 17 years, Global Mamas has progressed in its mission to create a life of prosperity for women across Ghana by creating and selling handmade fair trade products. The upsurge of the COVID-19 pandemic saw a derailment in the organization’s activities and threatened to…

A cloud of noxious gas being emitted by an industrial plant.

A Reflection on World Environment Day: Is There Really A Silver Lining for Nature Amidst This Pandemic?

Jun 04, 2020
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By Edudzi Nyomi, WA BiCC Communications Specialist In the early weeks of self-isolation and physical distancing, a few curious friends asked my opinion about the supposed positive environmental effects of COVID-19 stemming from us staying at home. The question remains legitimate even as countries around the world—including Ghana, where I live—have substantially eased restrictions on…