Bringing Technology, Education and Development to the Rural Women

Bringing Technology, Education and Development to the Rural Women

Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
< $1,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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women do pay for some of the services we render at price far more cheaper than the entire public to attain a certain level of education

About You
Village Women Organisation
Section 1: About You
First Name


Last Name


Section 2: About Your Organization
Is your initiative connected to an established organization?

Organization Name

Village Women Organisation

Organization Phone

(237) 75265252

Organization Address

c/o Presbyterian Church Ntamulung PO Box 912 bamenda

Organization Country
How long has this organization been operating?

More than 5 years

Your idea
Country your work focuses on
What makes your innovation unique?

It brings the street girls together
It brings Orphans especially the girl child both affected and infected with HIV
Empowers the woman educationally, culturally, morally and even technologically

Do you have a patent for this idea?


Tell us about the social impact of your innovation. Please include both numbers and stories as evidence of this impact

Because of scarcity of proper jobs and the state at which we find most of these girls especially educationally do not permit them to really go far. A typical example is one who is presently a teacher in home economics in one of the renowned Presbyterian secondary school in the North West. Two do serve as waitress in renowned hostels and most restaurants around town. Three are currently doing business with the knowledge they acquire from this organization

Problem: Describe the primary problem(s) that your innovation is addressing

We do have quite a number of problems
• To get these girls to believe in themselves and move on with live has been a difficult issue
• Lack of didactic materials for their education.
• Lack of proper equipments
• Lack of adequate finance

Actions: Describe the steps that you are taking to make your innovation a success. Include a description of the business model. What might prevent that success?

• Small conferences with parents where past girls serve as a testimony to others
• Training cost basically nothing
• Sale of produce from the training

Results: Describe the expected results of these actions over the next three years. Please address each year separately, if possible

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How many people will your project serve annually?

What is the average monthly household income in your target community, in US Dollars?

Less than $50

Does your innovation seek to have an impact on public policy?

If your innovation seeks to impact public policy, how?

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What stage is your Social Enterprise in?

Does your organization have a board of directors or an advisory board?

Does your organization have a non monetary partnerships with NGOs?

Does your organization have a non monetary partnerships with businesses?

Does your organization have a non monetary partnerships with government?

Please tell us more about how partnerships could be critical to the success of your Social Enterprise

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We would like to learn more about how your initiative is financially supported. Please explain your business plan/revenue model

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The Story
What was the defining moment that led you to this innovation?

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Tell us about the person—the social innovator—behind this idea.

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How did you first hear about Changemakers?

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