Priscilla Mbarumun Achakpa

Ashoka Fellow
Benue, Nigeria
Fellow Since 2013


This profile was prepared when Priscilla Mbarumun Achakpa was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
The New Idea
Priscilla is creating and sustaining women’s interest in the socio-economic development of the rural North. She is positioning them to better manage their natural resources, creating linkages for them to access credit to engage in small and medium scale enterprise and giving them procurement skills. Through the adoption of solar dryers Priscilla is fostering rural entrepreneurship, promoting food security and sustaining peace.
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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