Ohene saves the village by successfully introducing cocoa as a staple crop. Previously, just about everyone in the village thought that they were unlucky because of all the crop failures they'd experienced in recent years. The village elders even blamed Abena from bringing evil back from Kumasi. They were so suspicious of Abena that they were just about ready to send her away if she got pregnant or the harvest failed for the seventh year running.
Thanks to the intervention of Ohene, however, such drastic action proves unnecessary. After the introduction of cocoa plants, the villagers now have a much more reliable crop that can provide them with a steady income. By trading the beans from the cocoa plants, the villagers become prosperous again, making them less likely to resort to old superstitions to account for their troubles.