“Thank you for giving us the gift of water” – Chief Koto Taga, Loome It was a long drive to meet the Mother Club of Loome on one of our last days during our visit to Togo, back in November 2022. These dusty red roads would take us into the...
“DEKI loans are the starting point for us women. We are thankful from the deepest part of our hearts” – Adjo, Novignon-Anone Women’s Empowerment Collective When a woman is empowered, the whole community benefits. By supporting a woman to...
Farmer field schools Empowering farmers with the knowledge and skills to make sustainable, long-term positive change and combat the effects of climate change. “The farmer field school is important for farmers because it helps them learn sustainable techniques that...
How Deki supports women’s rights in rural Togo “More and more people now understand that gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls is not just a goal in itself, but a key to sustainable development, economic growth, and peace and security” –...
The Healthcare Initiative – When you empower a woman with knowledge, it benefits the whole community. In 2020, it seems appropriate, that this was the year we set up our healthcare initiative. Poverty is a complex issue, so we work collaboratively with our...
A year on from Togo – words and photographs by Deki volunteer Liz Stagg. A year on and it’s time to reflect on our visit to Togo in 2019. We left London in the rain and arrived in Lomé, Togo’s capital, in hot, humid weather. Our purpose was to see...
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