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Hygiene awareness


On January 26th, 2020, ProGen contacted Sonri students in the Nikki municipality to share information about menstrual hygiene while at school. In order to expand their reach, ProGen hopes to launch a new project aimed at providing them with solutions adapted to their reality. Stay tuned!

2nd Write-up in Leadership and Civic Engagement


In its December 24th 2019 issue, the Leadership and Civic Engagement newspaper highlighted ProGen’s second edition of the “Thriving Childhood” project. This year’s edition took place on Friday, December 20th, 2019 at the Savi-Djego Public Primary School in Ouidah. This annual initiative celebrates Christmas with children in order to contribute to their childhood.



ProGen Benin participated from the 1st to the 7th of December 2019 in a volunteer camp organized by VIAME, represented by President Ghislaine Akpakpo. The camp contributed to health education through raising awareness about breast cancer, hypertension, diabetes and HIV screening, among others. The camp provided an unprecedented volunteer experience.

Write-up in Leadership and Civic Engagement


ProGen was delighted to be featured in the Leadership and Civic Engagement newspaper following the donation of educational and instructional materials to the Sonri Public Primary School near Nikki, as part of the launch of their new project, "Millennium School".

School Gardens and write-up in Agra’Time


Following ProGen's participation at the AGR Forum, an ambition to launch a new project creating school gardens was born. This ambition was discussed in the write-up in Agra’Time. Read the full article here. ici.

African Green Revolution Forum


Ghislaine Akakpo and Gregory Hemphill represented ProGen at African Green Revolution Forum (ARGF) held in Ghana from September 3rd to 6th, 2019. This year's theme was: "Digital Growth: Leveraging Digital Transformation to Drive Sustainable Food Systems in Africa. »

Innovating Education in Africa


ProGen Benin attended the Innovating Education in Africa conference from the 20th to the 22nd of August, 2019 in Botswana, represented by Ghislaine Akakpo, President and Co-Founder, and Gregory Hemphill, Strategic Planner and Co-Founder of ProGen. The theme of the conference was "Harnessing the Capacity of ICTs to Ensure Inclusion, Quality and Impact in Education and Training in Africa".



To celebrate Mandela Day on July 18th, 2019, Ghislaine Akakpo, President of ProGen Benin and Yali Alumna, as well as many others devoted two hours of mentoring (listening, giving advice and in personal coaching) of youth at the support center and aimed at developing Akpakpa's artisans. The US-BWAA association had several representatives along with its president Ms. Grace Boun.

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