Kessounou is a village located in the Dangbo town in the Republic of Benin, often affected by floods during rainy season, thus causing several health and social issues. At the heart of this community, women have a sacred role in the local economy and the development of the village. Through their activities, they are able to meet their own needs and those of their children, allowing them to have a decent living standard and access to education despite the many challenges of their environment.
Ariane Nancy AGBO is a bachelor student in History and Law at the University of Sorbonne in Paris. She is also part of the Unicef antenna of her university. Since 2015, she works for UNDP Benin where she is responsible for mission in the women empowerment department in rural areas of Benin. In February 2016, she was hired by the Kofi Annan Foundation to work as an analyst on agriculture development and poverty reduction in Africa.