West Berbice women form group to improve the economic fortunes of themselves and their communities
For women in the Hopetown and Bel Air, West Coast Berbice communities life is a daily struggle, and while many of them work hard their spending power remains limited. However, a group of like-minded mothers have decided enough is enough.
Presenting themselves as ‘Women For Change’ thirteen women from the two villages have banded together to start an agri-processing company registered as Hopetown/Bel Air Incorporated. The peppers and other processed vegetables carry the brand name ‘Hopelair‘ – representing the two communities. For now they are producing mainly sauces such as pepper sauce, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.