Mbaasem Foundation supports the development of Ghanaian and African women writers. Promotes Creative Writing/Literacy/Women’s Work


“…In most situations where care and nurturing is needed, women are not only the last to be considered as worthy recipients, but they are actually expected to forget about themselves and take care of others” Ama Ata Aidoo


Mbaasem Foundation was founded in 2000 by the Ghanaian writer and poet Ama Ata Aidoo.  Mbaasem is a registered non-governmental organization that supports and promotes women’s writing in Ghana and across Africa.  It will achieve this primarily by addressing and combating the myriad of problems and challenges that Ghanaian and African women writers face and to help change the African literary landscape for women writers.

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