There is no such thing as insurance in Cameroon. If you are sick you pay or you hope and make some tea out of traditional herbs. If you have a car accident no one is going to repay your car or pay for your recovery. Sometimes your house burns down to the ground. This microproject will get a family of 4 back on their feet after they have lost everything in a recent fire accident, your donation will allow her to re-start her business and provide basic necessities to the family for a few months.
Mokis Garage (Buea, Cameroon) saw a fire one month ago that burned several houses. Some families have been supported by local churches, but not Lovelyn's, a struggling mother of 3. The savings of all her life (100.000 francs, 200 dollars) and all her belongings are gone. On top of everything a local neighbor accused her younger son, not even 3 years old, of starting the fire and is restraining her of re-starting the business on her original spot (for which she has been paying taxes for 14 years)
An orphan who got pregnant at 13, Lovelyn has been selling roasted corn in Buea since she was 16, she has managed to provide for 3 children without the father around, and the older daughter (18) is studying in the Higher Institute of Management Studies, Buea. In 14 years she made it out of poverty without anyone and raised three children, secured a business position and built a steady and growing source of income. With your donation you will provide her with the basic tools to get back on track.
Lovelyn has been contributing to the development of Cameroon since she was 16, we want her to continue her formidable work, secure the education of two children and one university student and keep on progressing. We will assist her legally and send a clear message to local thugs who have been abusing the extremely vulnerable. It has clear developmental impact. But the more important, this project will change 4 lives radically, protecting them from the most unfair of punishments, pure bad luck.