This November, 2017 Ms Mary Ntui and Magha Diana of Girls Excel represented the organization in a week long seminar in Nsewam,Ghana from the 12-19th of November. This seminar was part of an IFM-SEI project called ‘ON THE MOVE’ (OTM). This is a two year project co-funded by ERASMUS+ Program of the European Union, to assist organizations working with young people to better handle challenges faced when dealing with migration, visa and mobility. This event brought together representatives from African member organizations of the IFM-SEI.
Girls Excel founder Delphine Konda received a ‘certificate of Honour’ and cash prize for her contribution towards empowering girls and young women in rural communities through Girls Excel. The event was organised by Raising A Generation of Esther’s Foundation (RGE) on the 16th-17th of June 2017 in Buea, Cameroon as part of its annual women conference. Read More
In July 2016, our volunteer Ms Taku Ronaldine represented Girls Excel at the Digital Participation Camp (DPC) in Munster, Germany. The Digital Participation camp is a global conference that connects young digital changemakers from Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia in order to identify the trends, strategies, and challenges involved in youth participation via social media, while also working on new international youth projects. Read More
The 28th of May is commemorated every year as Menstrual Hygiene Day. The event was initiated by WASH United to serve as aneutral platform for bringing together individuals, organizations, social businesses and the media to create a united and strong voice for women around the world.
To commemorate this year’s edition of the event, Girls Excel launched a new project called ‘Donate a Pad and Keep a Girl in School’ to create access to sanitary towels for girls in rural communities and refugee camps in Cameroon. To promote reproductive health education and engage policy makers by advocating for a better menstrual health policy in Cameroon. The first phase of the project was implemented in Mabeta Fishing Station-Limbe, South West Region of Cameroon on may 27th,2016 under the theme ‘Menstruation Matters to Everyone, Everywhere!
Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, 50 girls benefitted from atleast 6 months supply of sanitary pads in this community. To know more about the event, download the Girls Excel Report_May 28th_Event here and feel free to email us (email@example.com) your feedback about the report in particular and our work in general.
Menstruation is still a taboo topic in our Cameroon society. This shouldn’t be the case. Menstruation is a vital part of girls and women’s lives. It is a natural aspect of girls lives that should be treated with respect and dignity because it is a human right. We are sharing this beautiful poster made by Menstrual Hygiene Day to help you understand why we are so passionate about this fundamental human rights issue. Read More