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Grantees
Grantees Funded under BUSAC Fund Phase I
Since the inception of the BUSAC Fund, 362 grantees have so far received grants totaling GH¢11.5 million in all the 130 districts of Ghana between 2004 - 2009.

82 grantees (22.65% of the total number of grantees) have benefited from the outreach facility which gives weak associations the opportunity to access grants from BUSAC Fund.

No. Already Funded Actions
1.
Ahu Foodcrops Outgrowers Association (Business)
Enhancing women's property rights in securitization of farmland entitlement
2.
Amokwaw Community Resources Management Area (Business)
Documentation of Farmland around the Ankasa Protected Area
3.
Ampem Darko Radio Station (Media)
Action for Tourism Sector Development in Kintampo
4.
Asafo Market Cooperative Maize Producing & Marketing Society (Business)
Advocacy for storage facilities to curb post-harvest
5.
Association of African Entrepreneurs (Business)
Promting the use of ICT in pro-Private Sector reforms
6.
Association of Ghana Industries (Business)
Advocacy for Protection of Ghanaian Industries
7.
Association of Rural Banks, Ghana (Business)
Advocacy for the Review of the Banking Act 2004, Act 673
8.
Association of Sand and Stone, GPRTU/PROTOA (ASGP) (Business)
Advocate for Decentralization of Sand and Stone Wining Regulations
9.
Association of Small Scale Industries (ASSI) (Business)
Advocacy for Participation in Policy Formulation and Planning at Regional and District Levels.
10.
Association of Small Scale Industries Kumasi (ASSI) (Business)
Good business practice for small scale industries
11.
Association of Small Scale Industries- Brong-Ahafo (Business)
Promoting self-employment and micro businesses in Brong-Ahafo
12.
ASTA-FM (Media)
Child Labour
13.
Baata Ibu Potters Association (Business)
Advocacy for the allocation of space and storage facility in Wa central market.
14.
Batik Tie & dye Manufacturing Association of Ghana, Upper West (Business)
Advocacy for the Standardization of Batik Tie & Dye Products
15.
Batik Tie & Dye Manufacturers' Association of Ghana (Business)
Quality standards to improve the image (and quality) of the tie and dye products.
16.
Batik Tie & Dye Manufacturers' Association of Ghana - Sunyani (Business)
Removing trade barriers to the development of the batik Tie & Dye industry.
17.
Batik Tye & Dye and Soap makers Association (Business)
High quality products fabrics from China and Burkina Faso killing BTDSMA
18.
Bemcom Youth Enterprise Association (Business)
Advocating for a certified spawn production in Brong-Ahafo, for improved mushroom production.
19.
Birim South Carpenters Association (Business)
Advocacy for the provision of an industrial village
20.
Bolgatanga Butchers Association (Business)
Provision of abbator, sanitation and market infrastructure for butchers
21.
Brong Ahafo Blacksmith Association (Business)
Research to develop the business of local blacksmiths and improve their image
22.
Brong Ahafo Regional Grasscutter Farmers Association. (Business)
Reducing rural poverty through Grasscutter farming
23.
Brong-Ahafo Petroleum Retailers Association (Business)
Advocacy against discrimination in land acqusistion for petrol stations
24.
Brong-Ahafo Traditional Healers Association (Business)
Encouraging Ethical Practises in Herbal Medicine
25.
Cape Coast Kente and Smock Weavers Association of Ghana (Business)
Advocacy for the Inclusion Of Smock And Kente In PSI For Agoa Benefit
26.
Car Rental Association of Ghana (Business)
Advocacy for parking space allocation.
27.
Citrus Gowers and Marketers Association, Enyan Denkyira (Business)
Advocacy For A National Standard Price For Citrus Products
28.
Cloth Sellers Association, Techiman (Business)
Strengthen Ghanaian Textile Industry in competition with imported second hand cloths and inferior materials.
29.
Coastal Out growers Association (Business)
Improving market access for the Citrus farmers
30.
Cooperative Maize Sellers and Buyers Association.-Techiman (Business)
Sanitation at Techiman maim market
31.
Corn Millers Association (Business)
Campaign for the Supply of Prepaid Metres to Corn Millers
32.
Dangme East District Business Coalition (Business)
Advocacy to build irrigation infrastructure
33.
Destiny Mixed Farmers Association (Business)
Advocacy for a moderate charge in NBSSI / BAC Services
34.
Diamond FM (Media)
Reducing Impact of Sociocultural barriers to Women Entrepreneurship
35.
Dzidzeme Market women and Traders Association (Business)
Advocacy for the participation of Market Women in Fee - Fixing and the Establishment of Stores
36.
Dzodze Lorlornyo Tie & Die Batik Manufacturers Association (Business)
Advocacy for the Participating of Tie & Dye Batik manufacturers in Fee - Fixing
37.
Eastern FM 105.1 Koforidua (Media)
Removing Impendiments Imposed by Market Queens
38.
Empretec Business Forum (EBF) (Business)
National dialogue on difficulties in accessing finance for development of SME's in Ghana
39.
EmpretecBusiness Forum (Business)
Advocacy For Innovative Schemes For Accessing Bank Credit By SMEs
40.
Environmental Service Providers Association (Business)
Advocating for the Implementation of "Polluter Pays" Principle in the Financing of Municipal Waste Management Services
41.
Federation of Ghana Jewellers Ashanti (FGJ) (Business)
Unfavourable local market for gold in jewellery production
42.
Footwear Manufacturers Association Ashanti (FMA) (Business)
Uncompetitive business situation of locally-made and imported footwear
43.
Gawu Tono Small Scale Farmers Association (Business)
Advocacy for changes in Banking Policies for Small Scale Farmers
44.
General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) of TUC (Labour)
World trade advocacy skills for self-employed Rural Workers
45.
General Transport Petroleum & Chemical Workers Union (Labour)
Why deregulate the petroleum industry?
46.
Generator & Air Compressor Mechanics Association-Ash. (Business)
Advocacy to get a permanent site allocated
47.
Ghana Agircultural Input Dealers Association (Business)
Advocacy to Reduce Faking and Adulteration of Pesticides
48.
Ghana Agric Inputs Dealers Association (Business)
Advocacy to reduce faking and adultaration of pesticides in Ghana
49.
Ghana Agricultural Workers Union (Labour)
Establish a link between Rural Workers and World Trade.
50.
Ghana Association of Bankers (Business)
Bridging knowledge gaps berween Banks and SME's about credit
51.
Ghana Association of Women Entrepreneurs (GAWE) (Business)
Women Entreprenueurs Access to credit
52.
Ghana Book Publisher Association (Business)
Advocacy toward the development of a national book policy
53.
Ghana Co-Operative Council (Business)
From a draft Bill to a Law, to modernize the co-operative sector's legal framework.
54.
Ghana Co-operative Credit Unions Association (CUA) Limited (Business)
Advcoacy for the Passage of the Credit Union Law
55.
Ghana Co-operative Distillers and Retailers Association Limited (Business)
Review of Outdated Laws
56.
Ghana Co-operative Transport Union, Suhum Branch (Business)
Advocacy for the allocation of land for a station
57.
Ghana Dressmakers & Tailors Association - Dansoman (Business)
Advocacy For Standards and Regulations For Informal Dressmaking Sector
58.
Ghana Electronic Serving Technicians-Aflao (Business)
Advocacy for removal of "Double" TV License fee
59.
Ghana Electronics Servicing Technicians Association Ash Region (GESTA) (Business)
Strengthening association for effective contribution to national economy
60.
Ghana Employers' Association (Labour)
Building a culture of voluntary compliance with labour standards in all workplaces
61.
Ghana Federation of the Disabled (Tailor/Dressmakers And Hairdressers). (Business)
Advocacy for Participation of Members of Ghana Federation of Disable in Fee - Fixing
62.
Ghana Hairdressers and Beauticians Association (Business)
Improve the image of Hairdressers and Beauticians within general public.
63.
Ghana Hotels Association (Central Region) (Business)
Advocacy for the enforcement of by-laws on sanitation and environmental cleanliness in Central Region.
64.
Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (Media)
Advocacy for removal of flat annual fees on Independent Private Broadcasters
65.
Ghana Inshore Fisheries Association - Sekondi Branch (Business)
Advocacy for the establishment of Fisheries Commission
66.
Ghana Institute of Engineers (Business)
Advocacy for the passage of an Engineering Bill
67.
GHANA INSTITUTE OF FREIGHT FORWARDERS (Business)
Advocacy For The Reduction Of Container Fees & Extension Of Demurrage Period
68.
Ghana Journalists Association (Media)
Using the media to promote Small Scale Business Concerns
69.
Ghana National Association of Garages (Cape Coast) (Business)
Resettling of Ghana National Association of Garages.
70.
Ghana National Association of Garages, Sunyani (Business)
Improve the image and capacity of mechanics to maintain new models and types of vehicles.
71.
Ghana National Association of Garages-Nkawkaw Branch (Business)
Advocacy for the Creation of "Magazine" at Nkawnkaw
72.
Ghana National Association of Private Schools - Brong- Ahafo (Business)
Advocacy Towards The Discrimination Of Private Schools
73.
Ghana National Association of Small Scale Gold Miners (Business)
The Decentralisation of Mining Licenses
74.
Ghana National Association of Traditional Healers Ashanti (GNATH) (Business)
Unconventional herbal medicine practice
75.
Ghana National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Business)
Education of tax rate and broadening of the tax Net
76.
Ghana National Chemical Sellers Association (Business)
Advocacy for Change in Limited Provision Chemical Selling Businesses in Ghana
77.
Ghana National Inshore Fisheries Association (Business)
Policy change and Information, essentials for business growth
78.
Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association -Ashanti Region (Business)
Interventions and Policies to support patronage of dressmaking services
79.
Ghana Private Road Transport Union (Labour)
Health, safety and security of passengers at the lorry stations
80.
Ghana Private Road Transport Union of Tuc - Goaso Branch (Labour)
Advocacy to Save the kinpin Private Road Transport Industry
81.
Ghana Private Road Transport Union Of TUC, Upper West Regional Secretariat (Labour)
Delay completion of Bole-Bamboe Road Construction on business
82.
Ghana Progressive Hairdressers Association (Business)
Streamlining importation of hair products to address the problem of fake hair products in the country.
83.
Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Body (Business)
Advocacy toward a Rice Development Fund
84.
Ghana Society of Physically Disabled (Labour)
Promote equal opportunity of work for the physically disabled.
85.
Ghana Tourism Federation (Business)
Advocacy towards establishing one stop taxes and levies payment
86.
Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) (Labour)
The New Labour Law: a potential to understand
87.
Ghana Trades Union Congress- Brong Ahafo Region (Labour)
Creating awareness and understanding of Labour Act 651
88.
Ghana Trades Union Congress- Central Region (Labour)
Creating awareness and understanding of Labour Act 651
89.
Ghana Trades Union Congress- Eastern Region (Labour)
Creating awareness and understanding of Labour Act 651
90.
Ghana Trades Union Congress- Greater Accra (Labour)
Creating awareness and understanding of Labour Act 651
91.
Ghana Trades Union Congress- Northern Region (Labour)
Creating awareness and understanding of Labour Act 651
92.
Ghana Trades Union Congress- Upper East Region (Labour)
Creating awareness and understanding of Labour Act 651
93.
Ghana Trades Union Congress- Upper West Region (Labour)
Creating awareness and understanding of Labour Act 651
94.
Ghana Trades Union Congress- Volta Region (Labour)
Creating awareness and understanding of Labour Act 651
95.
Ghana Union of Professional Photograhers Ashanti (GUPP (Business)
Unprofessional commercial photo graphy
96.
Greater Accra Second Hand Spare Parts Dealers Association (Business)
Advcoacy for the Transfer to New Working Site
97.
Greenfish Association (Business)
Poverty alleviation through marine resource conservation
98.
Health Service Workers Union (Labour)
Industrial peace and NHIS implementation in the Private Health Institutions (PHIs)
99.
Health Services Workers' Union Ashanti Region (Labour)
Establishing OHS in Health Institutions for higher productivity
100.
Help-Help Traders Foundation (Business)
Advocacy for the provision of permanent market place
101.
Hohoe Area Chemical Sellers Association (Business)
Advocacy To Include Chemical Sellers among Service Providers
102.
House of Liberation for Empowerment of Women (Business)
Campaigning for reduction of lending rates for women in business
103.
Jerryson FM Nkoranza (Media)
Removing the hazards of bushfires
104.
Jomoro Disrict Distillers Association (Business)
Advocacy for Improvement in the regulatory framework for increase in productionand marketing
105.
Joy Women's Organization (Business)
Participation of Petty Traders in Fee-fixing Processes
106.
Jubilee Radio-Keta (Media)
Advocacy for the Enforcement of Fishing Laws
107.
Kenyasi Traders Association (Business)
Access to Credit, a need for business growth
108.
Krobonso Organic Ginger Farmers Association (Business)
Adocacy to gain access to farmlands
109.
Kumasi Metropolitan Women's Committee of TUC (Labour)
Advocacy for Women in negotiations
110.
Kumasi Tomato Sellers Association (Business)
Advocacy for a Healthy Market Environment
111.
Kwabre Kente & Adinkra sellers Association (Business)
Advocating the project of a tourist market at Ntonso (traditional and public authorities, sellers...)
112.
Maata-N-Tudu Association (Business)
Advancement of women groups access to credit from Banks
113.
Masons, Plumbers, Painters And Steel Benders Association, & Jomoro Building And Construction Association (Business)
Building Transparency: Support for Transparency on Bidding & Tendering Procedures
114.
Matsekopke Women Gari Project Society (Business)
Establishing a market link between Matsekopke gari producers and institutional buyers.
115.
Mentukwa Co-operative Pineapple Growers and Marketing Society Limited (Business)
Advocacy for credit support from the Banks and District Assembly
116.
Metropolitan Entertainment Television (Media)
Promulgation & enforcement of effective laws & policy regulations to protect the music industry
117.
Motor Mechanics Association (Business)
Advocacy for inclusion in deciding and fixing fees/levies
118.
National Association of Beauticians and Hairdressers Ghana (Business)
Removing the fake hair products
119.
National Association of Beauticians and Hairdressers-Eastern Region (Business)
Checking the proliferation of imitated Beauty Products
120.
National Refrigeration & Air Con Workshop Owners Association (Business)
Impact of fake imported spare parts on operations in refrigiration and air conditioning industry.
121.
Network Broadcasting Company Limited (Business)
Advocacy for Anti-Corruption Reforms
122.
Nkabomu Race Course Traders Association (Business)
Advocacy For The Creation Of Lower Chamber For Petty Traders
123.
Norvisi Harborbor (bread bakers) (Business)
Advocacy for the participation of bakers in fixing levies
124.
Norvisi Management Team (Labour)
Understanding the new Labor law for promoting the Private Sector
125.
Nyame Na Aye Women Kente Sellers Association (Business)
Gender equality in Kente weaving
126.
Obuasi Municipal Artisans Co-Operative Small-Scale Mining Operators Society (Business)
Advocacy to legalize informal small scale mining
127.
Odumasi Maize Sellers Association (Business)
Promoting Private Sector Development Through The Provision Of Infrastructure.
128.
OMEGA FM,Drobo (Media)
Encouraging Youth Involvement and Eliminating Child Labour In Agriculture In Jaman District
129.
OMNI Media Company Limited (CITI 97.3 FM) (Business)
Advocacy for the Reduction of Lending Rate and the Passing of Credit Information Bill
130.
Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (Business)
Advocacy for the Development of Peasant Agriculture through Increased financing and improved market Accessibility
131.
Private Enterprise Foundation (Business)
Advocacy For Making Domestic margin of Preference Mandatory in Public Procurement Act
132.
Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF) (Business)
Enhancing capacity of district trade and business associations for effective policy dialogue
133.
Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF) (Business)
Advocacy for appropriate compensation scheme to guide public-private sector business dealings
134.
Progressive Transport Owners Association -Assanti Region (Business)
Implementation of Policies on Road Safety
135.
Protoa Taxi Union (Atonsu-Agogo Branch) (Business)
Improving movement of vehicles and people in Kumasi municipality.
136.
Radio Justice Limited (Media)
Advocacy for the Transparency in the Distribution of Land
137.
Regional Secretariat GPRTU - Ashanti Region (Labour)
Advocacy on road safety
138.
Royals (Media)
Ensuring ecological balance through sound environmental practices
139.
Rural Development Agenda (Business)
Rural Development Agenda
140.
Samreboi Tailors And Dressmakers Association (Business)
Promoting Social Collateral for Micro Business
141.
Sawaba Women Association (Business)
Empowering The Grassroot Business Woman
142.
Seed Producers Association of Ghana-Upper West Region (Business)
Seed Law Advocacy Project
143.
Sekondi-Takoradi-Agona Sachet Water Producers Association (Business)
Promoting the enforcement of sanitation bye laws to alleviate burden on producers
144.
SHAFT FM - Adansi Communication Network (Media)
Toward reduction of environmental degradation at Obuasi
145.
Sirigu Women's Organisation for Pottery and Art (Business)
Sirigu Women's Access To Power For Manufacturing
146.
Skyy Power Fm (Media)
Regulaization of Small Scale Mining & Protection of Mining Companies in Western Region
147.
Small-scale Business Association of the Blind (Business)
Empowering The Disabled Persons In Business
148.
SPINNET TEXTILE AND GARMENT CLUSTER (Business)
Advocacy for reduction of tariffs on textiles & garments industry.
149.
Suame 'Magazine' dynamic Spare Parts Dealers Association, (Business)
Promote development of the informal Suame Industrial Estate
150.
Suntaa Youth Business Association (Business)
Campaing for credit support from District / Municipal Assemblies
151.
Sunyani Market Women Association (Business)
Advocacy for the Rationalisation of Taxes on Sunyani Market Women
152.
Susu Collectors Cooperative Society (Ashant Region) (Business)
Advocacy For Regulatory Policy For Mobile Susu Collectors
153.
Tailors and Dressmakers Association (Business)
Organizing the profession.
154.
Tarkoradi Butchers Association (Business)
Advocacy for imrpoved Slaughter House and Service for butchers
155.
Techiman Market Co-operative Fishmongers Association (Business)
Sanitation at Techiman Market
156.
Techiman Market Cooperative Onion Sellers Association (Business)
Removing barriers to the growth of Techiman Market
157.
The Pioneer Fitters Association of Berekum (Business)
Advocacy for the provision of Economic Infrastructure at new Magazine site
158.
Tomatoe Producers Association of Nyariga (Business)
Revamping The Pwalugu Tomato Factory
159.
Tourism Investors and Practitioners Organization (Business)
Creating one stop shop for Tourism Investment Centre
160.
TUC Regional council of Labour (Labour)
Promoting understanding and use of the new Labour Law at district level.
161.
Tung-Teiya Shea butter Extraction Women's Association (Business)
Developing the Shea Nut Butter and Industry In Northern Ghana.
162.
Union of Industrial Workers (Labour)
Advocacy for Industrial Peace in Tema
163.
United Hairdressers Association-Bolga (Business)
Checking the proliferation of imitated Beauty Products
164.
Upper East Electricians Association- Bolga (Business)
Removing "Double" TV.License fee
165.
Upper West Photographers Association (Business)
Advocacy to remove unprofessional commercial photography
166.
Volta Market Traders Association (Business)
Advocacy For A Better Tax Regime
167.
Winners Network Farmers (Business)
Advocacy for Farm Subsidies and Credits for Farmers
168.
Women and Enterprise Network (Business)
Publication of a newsletter to advocate for safe working conditions for women in the informal sector
169.
Women's Assistance & Business Association (Business)
Access to micro-credit, insurance, etc..., for grassroot women in business.
170.
Wood-Workers Association of Ghana, Ashanti (WWAG) (Business)
Unavalability of open market for lumber in furniture production
171.
Woodworkers Associations of Ghana (Ashanti Region) (Business)
Advocacy for attractive incentive package for forest plantation.
172.
Yeji Cooperative Lake Transport Fishermen Society (Labour)
Advocacy For Life saving Policies and Measures On Volta Lake Transport.
172 Already Funded Action(s).

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