"Planting hope into the future, one Moringa tree at a time"

About The Moringa Villa Project

This project also called "Improving Livelihoods and Reducing Malnutrition among Women and Children with  Moringa Plant",  is  a  development  project being implemented by Shape Lives Foundation as part  of its  efforts to empower women with alternative income generating ventures to improve their livelihoods. The project  seeks to enhance the quality of life of the people especially women, create employment, increase food production, reduce malnutrition among women and children  and  raise  the general  standard  of living  in the community and its environs

Project  Aim :  The overall  project aim is to  improve livelihoods and  reduce malnutrition among women  and children by stabilizing the cultivation, processing and consumption of  Moringa  as  a self -renewable  healthy food source  in  Ghana.

Project Vision:   To be  the best known  Moringa project improving  livelihoods and promoting good health,  focusing on women and children through the cultivation ,processing and consumption   of Moringa Oleifera in Ghana. 

The Moringa Plant and its potentials 

Moringa is a “multi-purpose” and fast-growing tree known for its several potential uses including the remedying of malnutrition problems. Moringa is referred to as “the miracle or wonder tree” and this description is the result of its several properties- nutritional, medicinal, cosmetic, water purification, domestic-cleaning, pulp & paper as well as several industrial properties. Additionally, Moringa is used in alley-cropping, animal foraging, hormone and biogas production and as organic fertilizer.

These tiny leaves could save millions of lives. (source: http://www.treesforlife.org/our-work/our-initiatives/moringa ) 

The benefits of the Moringa tree are known in several geographic areas including Africa and the Middle-East. Every part of the plant, in fact has some nutritional, medicinal or industrial application. The tree is native to India but has been planted around the world and is naturalized in many locales. Moringa grows exceptionally well in tropical regions.  In Ghana Moringa was, until

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