Savelugu

Ownership: Not-for-profit cooperative, with profit sharing for laborers

Labor: 200 women in the rural north of Ghana

Products: Shea (gathered, processed), Baobab (gathered, processed), Neem (gathered, processed)

Harvest Season: January – April (baobab), April – August (shea)

Shelf Life: 3 years (baobab powder, oil), 2 years (shea butter, oil

Quality: Each batch of product screened by hand by managers of the organization. Skilled manual techniques and basic machinery are used to process products. Training and extension services are provided by the manager of the organization. Butters, oils, lotions and soaps are combined with natural and organic ingredients.

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