About Waba

The Women Assistance and Business Association (WABA) is a non-governmental and a non-profit organization established on 28th June, 1996. In Akan, a local language of Ghana, "waba" means "he or she has arrived".

WABA's head office is based in Adenta, near Accra. WABA also has an office in Asafo-Akim in the East Akim District of the Eastern Region of Ghana, which supports the women and girls in the rural communities where WABA serves.

Our mission

WABA's mission is to promote the legal, civic, and economic empowerment of women and girls to improve the quality of their lives and impact positively on their families and communities, especially in rural and peri-urban areas.

WABA has set out to positively affect lives by providing education and integrated support services in various areas such as the rights of women and girls, micro-financing, self-employment and vocational skills.


WABA visions a society where women are not discriminated against and have equal opportunities to participate and lead in various spheres of political, social, economic and cultural interactions and decision making processes which ensure their wellbeing