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Habiba Tidjani Geraldine.

A 23 years old university graduate with a Licence in Political Science from the University of Yaoundé II Soa, currently reading a Master’s program in Public Administration (MPA) at the Unicaf University of Zambia. Born from a feminist and activist against GBV mother,She grew up with the wish to help contribute to ending violence against women in my society. Sheis passionate about impacting on women empowerment through advocacy reasons why she choose Bridgers as this the organization’s mission. As a volunteer at Bridgers Association Cameroon since September 2019,she has had the opportunity to reinforce and develop new skills in the course of carrying out various campaigns in light of the empowerment of women and the girl child. In her free time Habiba reads, listens to music and goes out with friends. Also, she is the author of her personal blog focused on self-development. (www.chezhabichou.wordpress.com)

CARINE NYIFE GAMBO NKWATOH is a graduate in Economics from the faculty of Social
and Management Sciences in the University of Buea, a diploma holder in Computerized
Accounting from Paul’s Computer Center Buea and currently doing a masters program in
Marketing and Management of Organizations in the University of Yaounde II Soa.

She is a talented, flexible, hardworking and highly motivated young lady. She is very passionate about work, bilingual and is very interested in learning new things. She currently works with Bridgers Association Cameroon who are advocating for gender equality, and
whose passion is providing the knowledge, empowerment and connecting women and girls with
the right resources and opportunities that can see them thrive and become useful assets for
themselves and their communities and aim at attaining the 17 UN Sustainable Development
Goals (SDGs) by 2030. She is a volunteer and she thinks this is the best place for her to practice
what she studied and also learn so many new things.

The journey with Bridgers has been a very
fulfilling and enriching one as she has had the chance to think creatively and innovatively in
bringing change in the society. Under Bridgers Association, she has had the opportunity to write a
project titled “the Soa Ginger project” in which she wrote about empowering young single
mothers on the cultivation and marketing of ginger and ginger products in Cameroon which will
go a long way to give them financial independence, reduce poverty and increase the livelihoods of their families at the end of the project. By so doing we are moving towards achieving the SDGs in our own way.
CHEERS!

Malegho Larissa Ngum Veban hails from Babanki Tungo in the Mezam Division, North West Cameroon. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Yaounde II, Soa and is currently pursuing a Master’s program in Law. She is a social activist and she is equally very passionate about advocating for girl’s rights in the society.She is a member of some organisations notably Ladies Empowerment Organisation(LEO) and Beta girls which aim at creating a society where girls work to their full potentials. Also, she has acquired a good number of leadership skills thanks to leadership programs she has attended, one of which was the Girls4Girls Leadership Symposium 2019. She was also privileged to have gained work experience with Bridgers Association Cameroon, a youth led and women Empowerment group. Thanks to Bridgers, she contributed massively in the growth and progress of the organisation by being part of field works, did a lot project writing and developed the organisation’s website. 

Mankah Mafo Ndibe, is a graduate in Public Law from the Faculty of Laws and Political Science of the University of Yaounde II. Currently pursuing a Masters Degree program in International Public Law and Community Law. She is bilingual, flexible and highly motivated, open minded and  a volunteer of a Non-Profit Organisation Bridgers Association Cameroon who aim at attaining the 17 UN SDG’s by 2030 by advocating for gender equality, human rights protection and Reproductive Health Care  Rights ; through their community development projects and training young women with entrepreneurial skills by which women will become leaders  in all aspects of life thus minimizing violence against them and making the world a better place . So far, for her “it has been a very enriching experience as I have learned a lot and made great use of my mind and skills, thinking innovatively and creating impact in the society through your support. More so, as a young African woman, I have found myself daily being able to empower other girls and youths and above all build their capacity economically and socio-culturally”.

At the moment under the banner of Bridgers’ Theory of Change, she is working on the project “How coconut oil can improve the livelihood of Cameroonian women” with the cold pressed method of transformation as such leaving you therefore with one word: “UBUNTU” (I am because we are) You can count on us always to make your day brighter as we yearn to “Empower for Development”.

                                            Cheers!