Ownership: Collection of 15 not-for-profit cooperatives in the Greater Tamale Region, with profit sharing for laborers

Labor: 1,800 women in the rural north of Ghana

Products: Shea (gathered, processed)

Harvest Season: April – August (shea)

Shelf Life: 2 years (shea butter, oil)

Product Quality: Each batch of powder is screened by hand by managers of the organization. Skilled manual techniques and basic machinery are used to process products. Laborers are trained by Netherlands-backed agricultural non-government organization.



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