Nicoline is a young woman who has been internally displaced by the civil war in Anglophone Cameroon. In 2019, she attended a vocational training workshop and was the best among all participants. However, she has been unable to set up her own shop because she does not have any savings and has 4 children to feed. This project aims to give her a set of household support and business grants that will give her the breathing room necessary to put her talent to work and gradually escape poverty.
Nicoline is a seamstress who fled from Bafut, North West Region to Buea in October 2017 due to the civil war. She does not have money to send any of her 4 children to school. She sews at home and takes clothes to the market occasionally as she can't afford for an industrial machine or an equipped shop. REO organized a vocational training workshop in December on the production of shoes, bags and jewelry and she proved to be the best out of the 10 trainees
This micro project will upgrade and expose Nicoline a talented IDP who has specific skills on bags, shoes and jewelry making and will also upgrade her living standard. Nicoline will open a fashion shop in Buea and hopes to have the opportunity to train other young women in fashion and designing. She will be able to send her children to school, pay rents and improve her living standard in general.
A talented young lady will open up her fashion shop in Buea, South West Region rate of unemployment and poverty. Her children will be better fed and educated, and grow to have more opportunities than her mother. Over time, Other girls will be trained and see their live improved on the same way.