Youth Empowerment Programme
The IFER school
The Ivory Coast Institut de Formation a l’Entrepreneuriat Rural (IFER) was opened in November 2018, and is fully founded by Carma and its partners. The school offers a three-year boarding school, a youth empowerment programme for 16 - 25 students, where they are taught management, animal science, agricultural practice including cocoa farming.
Meet the IFER students
Find out more about some of the students at IFER and what they hope to achieve in the months and years to come.
Doriane N'Guessan Ama Ruth
Doriane’s dream is to see more female leaders in the agricultural sector.
Jean-Baptiste Gboko, Tecoura
Jean-Baptiste would like to contribute towards quality chocolate for everyone to enjoy.
Yao Asseu Levi
Yao’s aspiration is to acquire knowledge that allows him to start his own business, and own land to cultivate vegetables.
Bamoni Bru Juliette, Teacher at IFER
Juliette would like to see the next generation thrive and take pride in their achievements.