On the 22nd and 23rd of December 2018, Girls Excel with the support of
On the 4th of May 2019, Girls Excel fulfilled its promise to the peer educators who participated in a two day workshop organised within the framework of the project ‘Menstrual Hygiene Campaign in Schools’ in December 2018. Represented by two of our members Ms Mercy Dinka’a (State registered nurse and volunteer ) and Ms Etaka Tchunte Bibiche (accountant and volunteer), a new Girls Excel Mentoring (GEM) Club was launched at the Atlantic Technical and Commercial College (HARPAWISE) in Limbe, South West region of Cameroon. Girls Excel creates these girls-led clubs in rural communities and schools to train adolescent girls as peer educators on menstrual hygiene management and reproductive health education. Thanks to funding from the British High Commission in Yaounde, Girls Excel has been able to train a total of over 153 girls in 4 regions namely Adamawa, Far North, South West and North West regions in Cameroon.
The student and school administrators were very happy about the materials that they receive to run the club and they are very happy with Girls Excel and the British High Commission in Yaounde. At the end of the launching ceremony, we promised the students that Girls Excel and their school administrators are always ready to support their leadership journey