Why Shea Butter Makers In Ghana Are Fighting For Their Livelihoods | Still Standing

Women in Ghana have been turning shea nuts into butter for centuries. People across Africa have used it for skin and hair care, food, and medicine for at least 700 years. But for the past four decades, men have been cutting down the very tree that provides livelihood to many families. We traveled to Ghana to find out how despite the challenges, this group of women artisans is Still Standing. For more information on Titiaka Boressa, check out Portia’s Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/asumdaportia [email protected] More Still Standing Videos: How Camel Skin Is Turned Into Lamps In Pakistan | Still Standing | Business Insider https://youtu.be/KCk-oPzhTYw How 15 Traditional Crafts Survived For Centuries | Still Standing | Business Insider https://youtu.be/goEARNmqoDs How One Vietnamese Village Is Keeping An 800-Year-Old Paper-Making Tradition Alive | Still Standing https://youtu.be/MMstQw0m3TE ------------------------------------------------------ #SheaButter #StillStanding #BusinessInsider Business Insider tells you all you need to know about business, finance, tech, retail, and more. Visit us at: https://www.businessinsider.com Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/businessinsider BI on Facebook: https://read.bi/2xOcEcj BI on Instagram: https://read.bi/2Q2D29T BI on Twitter: https://read.bi/2xCnzGF BI on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/Business_Insider/5319643143 Boot Camp on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/Boot_Camp/3383377771 Women Built The Shea Butter Industry In Ghana. Now, They Are Fighting To Save It | Still Standing
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