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VIDEO: ActionAid wins EU #ChangingLives 2018 Video Competition

Paul Kadja, 31 years, details how mushroom farming training provided by ActionAid has improved his life

Paul’s Story: Changing Lives with Mushroom”, ActionAid’s entry for the 2018 European Union #ChangingLives Video competition, follows the life of Paul Kadja, a 31-year old farmer as he shares how mushroom farming training has improved his life and that of his family.

The training forms part of ActionAid’s Sustainable Livelihoods and Transparent Local Authorities (SLATLA) project, a collaborative skills-boosting initiative aimed at promoting growth of the informal sector in partnership with two local assemblies in the Greater Accra and Brong Ahafo region by providing training on mushroom farming, grasscutter farming, poultry farming, poultry feed processing, plumbing, tiling, plastic waste recycling, embroidery as well as ICT Hardware with funding from the European Union (EU)

The impact video emerged winner in two categories of the EU competition, overall Winner of the Special Award for the Best Video Most Appealing to the European Public and the Best Self-produced Video at the 2018 European Union Video Competition.

Paul Kadja, 31 years, details how mushroom farming training provided by ActionAid has improved his livelihood
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Communication Officer for ActionAid Ghana