The Ankaase Project is a development effort for Africa, using the ideas of individual liberty, personal responsibility, property rights, and limited reliance on politics and government.
Ankaase is one of twenty seven communities on the shores of magnificent Lake Bosumtwi, a crater lake formed over a million years ago by a meteor impact. It seems like a tropical paradise, but there is rampant unemployment, especially among the youth, and little active enterprise. Isolation from population centers and few motor vehicles means that commutes to distant workplaces are impractical.
Infrastructure is in bad shape and many buildings are in serious disrepair. There is a great sense of community, and the people of the community and the area know that something must change. Politics is not the answer. Political promises have been made and broken.
The Ankaase Project is based on the idea that free, active markets, strong property rights, and personal responsibility is the road to progress. It is a long road to prosperity, but it is a step in the right direction.
Ankaase a pilot, a testing ground, and the people of the area are ready to learn how to make a difference in their own lives. The hope is that success in the Ankaase and the entire Bosumtwi area can be emulated throughout Africa to help millions of people discover a better future of their own making, a future of dignity, cooperation and prosperity.