In Ghana women comprises about 49.1% of the population. most women within the country have distinguished themselves with their enormous achievements.
Number 1 of richest women in Ghana 2020
1. Patricia Poku-Diaby – $720 million
Patricia Poku-Diaby is that the richest woman in Ghana 2020 with a net worth of $ 720 million.
Patricia Poku-Diaby was involved in her family’s business (trading and transportation) before she found out the Plot Enterprise Group in Ivory Coast , which was a precursor to the Ghanaian company
Plot Enterprise Ghana is wholly Ghanaian owned cocoa processing company.
The group has market presence in Asia and West Africa and comprises;
Plot Commodities (registered with the Dubai Metal and Commodities Centre in Dubai), Plot Enterprise in Ivory Coast and Plot Enterprise Ghana.
Plot Commodities deals in cotton and cocoa and is registered with the Cocoa Merchants Association of America. Plot Enterprise in Ivory Coast is engaged within the trading of cocoa, cashew and wood products.
Plot Enterprise Ghana features a plant which has an annual initial bean input capacity of 32,000 metric tonnes.
The implementation of the project began in 2006 with trial runs starting in November 2009.The plant was fully commissioned in January 2010.
Number 2 of richest women in Ghana 2020
2. Theresa Oppong-Beeko – $420 million
Theresa Oppong Beeko, founder and chief executive officer of Manet Incorporated has overcome the challenges of being during a notoriously tricky industry and therefore the inevitable gender barriers of being a lady during a still male-dominated industry to blaze on entrepreneurial trail that has proved hard to follow.
Through extensive local knowledge and understanding of Ghana’s market’s needs and staying sensitive to the stress of the Ghanaian population,
this amazing woman has been at the forefront of land development and therefore the hospitality industry in Ghana for overflow a decade, after raising the bar with regards to the standards the industry has adhered to.
Number 3 of richest women in Ghana 2020
3. Kate Quartey Papafio – $250 million
Kate Quartey-Papafio is that the founder and Chief executive officer of Reroy Cables Limited one among the leading manufacturers of electrical cables in Ghana.
Reroy manufactures electrical and telecom cables and conductors predominantly for the international market but features a significant domestic presence also .
The company which now features a manpower of over 100 started operations in 2003 and exports mostly to countries within the ECOWAS sub-region.
Number 4 of richest women in Ghana 2020
4. Gifty Lamptey -$135 million.
Gifty Lamptey, widow of the late David Lamptey is making a reputation for herself as an entrepreneur and social influencer.
She is that the CEO of SIDALCO Fertilizers Limited and founder and chair woman of the Cross International Ministries; a corporation that focuses on philanthropy.
The Ladies of the Cross International Ministries assisted in roofing a Mini Hospital at Ashan.
She won the highest Super Woman Award in Ghana for her tremendous impact in society in diverse ways.
Number 5 of richest women in Ghana 2020
5. Grace Amey-Obeng- $100 million
Grace Amey-Obeng is that the founder and Chief military officer of Forever Clear Group of companies.
As an entrepreneur, Amey-Obeng stresses the necessity for “corporate philanthropy… as an efficient , strategic and sustainable method of providing necessary assistance in key areas of need”.
In 2017, she served as board chairperson for the Universal acquirer Foundation that was created as a way of giving back to the state of Ghana.
In conclusion, There are several other women in Ghana who are making it Hugh in their filed of services. Though the economy of Ghana may be a male dominated one.
In November 2017, she stood for and was elected executive member and held the position of National Treasurer of the Association of Ghana Industries,
a Ghanaian non-governmental organisation made from voluntary business associations of quite 1200 members drawn from small, medium and enormous scale enterprises.