We are a social enterprise Leadership Development Programme for rural women farmers.
We strive to create a curriculum for women farmers in Africa, providing the necessary technology and training to increase productivity, and eliminate the gender gap among farmers in Africa.
Women Who Farm Africa has three co-founders: Ruramiso Mashumba, Slyvia Tetteh, and Sussana Phiri. Ruramiso is in Zimbabwe, Slyvia is in Ghana, and Sussana is in Zambia. Ruramiso is in charge of the agribusiness component of Women Who Farm Africa’s curriculum and creates tutorial videos for the Facebook page.
Slyvia focusses on communication plans and actively profiles different rural women farmers across Africa. Finally, Sussana works on the agriculture technology portion of Women Who Farm Africa, helping to refine the curriculum with the best agronomic practices to increase food productivity and help reduce food scarcity.
Women Who Farm Africa believes that the following values are vital to the company’s purpose: Gender sensitive in all of our programs, Supportive to women farmers, Integrity, Transparency, Assertiveness, Innovativeness, Creativity, &Inspirational
The objectives of Women Who Farm Africa is to empower, equip, and encourage 1 million rural women in Ghana, Zimbabwe and Zambia to scale agriculture projects to commercially viable enterprises by 2025.