Women’s life stories from a Ghanaian village clinic

Welcome to Volta Voices

” Strong and vibrant, Volta Voices will make you want to hear more, and want you to make life offer different and better choices” Jackie Kay Scottish Makar, from her foreword to Volta Voices.

This book of women’s life stories from a village clinic in the Volta region is sold in support of the Hope Bicycle Depot which loans bikes and the Hope small loans collective which loans small monies to women traders to both set up in business, grow business and stay healthy and well as traders.

Women in the villages trade from trays carried on their heads. This can cause injury and chronic health problems for women who carry heavy loads, daily, over long distances. So, the Hope Bicycle Depot loans bikes to women traders so that they can lighten the load and travel greater distances to trade.

Small loans from banks are expensive. The Hope small loans collective is administered by local women with the support of Emperor, co-author of Volta Voices and Director of the Hope Homeopathic Health Centre in Mafi Kumasi, to enable more women to break out of poverty and into small trading enterprise and existing traders to develop their businesses. The motto is co-operation and self sufficiency.


Here is the Volta Voices blogspot – voltavoices.com

As it is a blog spot you can write on it in support and share it with networks… All of the details for buying the book are on it now (and below)

Volta Voices is available by post from info@sheilaryan.co.uk. Send your address then donate a minimum of £13 ( £10 plus £3 p and p) at:- https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Ghana-Homeopathy-Project-Bike-Depot in order to receive your copy. You can also send a cheque to GHP c/o 223 Church Ope Road Portland Dorset DT5 1JA