IMG 1042 2Two adventurous women are trekking Ontario’s 900-km Bruce Trail in July in support of women farmers involved in MEDA’s Greater Rural Opportunities for Women (GROW) project in Ghana.

GROW focuses on improving food security for families in Northern Ghana by assisting women farmers to grow more soybeans and forge market links that will increase incomes.

Elaine Shantz of peopleCare and Miriam Turnbull of ProResp won’t be alone on the trail – at least not for the last 100 km of their mission – as their Women Walking to GROW initiative has attracted lots of followers!

Eight teams of supporters are training and raising funds for GROW, including:

  • Choose a team to support and follow their efforts online! You can track their fundraising progress on their individual team pages and urge them on.