NTANKAH VILLAGE WOMEN COMMON INITIATIVE GROUP.
Ntankah Village Women C.I.G. is a Common Initiative Group created in 1996 and registered in 1997. Ntankah means “Hill of Light” The women chose this name because they intended to be a beacon or light house for other women groups to lead them from the darkness of marginalization, dependency and underdevelopment to the light of emancipation, mutual support and self-confidence of a women working hand in hand in progress and development in typical African community spirit.
NTANKAH operates through a General Assembly which the highest decision is making body of NTANKAH. It defines and formulates Group policies of NTANKAH. Elects the executive committee or board The Board implements strategies and programs and at the same time supervises and evaluates the work of members, staff, volunteers and resource persons involved in programs actions of the organization.
We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world.
To improve the long term socio-economic conditions of members in particular and women in general through increased education, leadership, better livelihood strategies, enhanced access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, empowerment, and self-esteem. Additionally, Ntankah seeks to widen members’ capacity as development actors and support the international women movement in line with CEDAW, Beijing Platform of Action and the Sustainable Development Goals.
A world in which grassroots actively participate in their own development and that of their communities.