Emergency Funds For Displaced Families In Cameroon

by John Retreat Foundation International USA Inc (JRFIUSA-INC)
Emergency Funds For Displaced Families In Cameroon

Project Report | Jan 17, 2024
Update on Emergency Funds For Displaced Families

By Ni Giddy, Ma Celine, Ma Dorine, Ma Rose, Dr. Sam | Leaders


 Review of 2023 

BREAKING NEWS - BREAKING NEWS - BREAKING NEWS - 2023 was a very good year for JRCCA/JRFIUSA and Tyrone Rotary Club of GA-USA members in Cameroon, Africa and the Affiliate Club in Liberia.  The year got off to a great start with the anticipation of the Second Memorial Legacy Celebration for the late Pa John Ticha the Co-Founder of JRCCA with his wife Ma Saloma Ticha at the Guest House in Zang Tabi, Momo Division of Cameroon, Africa.   Our Leadership Team at the Guest House Training Center and at the BHO in Yaounde was very active in person and in Zoom Meetings.   The late Chairman Pastor Flomo and his affiliates never missed a capacity building meeting come rain or shine.  Chairman Ni Giddy has appointed Pastor Gussin to take over the duties and responsibilities of the late Pastor Flomo.   We are looking forward to a fantastic progress report from the former Education Director and now Chairman Pastor Gussin in 2024.  

(1).  Our leadership team continued to develop our capacity building with other organizations and groups who are also operating in our five zones in Momo Division in the English speaking NW Region in Cameroon, Africa.  Our Leadership Team organized and sponsored our 2nd Annual Memorial Service for our founder and the late Pa John Ticha.  Over 500 members in attendance enjoyed the cook out of the cow and other refreshments and entertainment with indigeneous mamebers of the Kwojeoh Tuseh TAAH  META show case the symbol of love, peace, kindness and sharing the tenets of our Founder who helped build bridges between citizens in the United States of America and citizens of Kwojeoh Tuseh, ZANG-TABI TAAH META MBENGWI MOMO DIVISION NWR CAMEROON , affilliates in Liberia Africa .  We are looking forward to our 3rd Annual Celebration in April, 2024, 

 (2).  Incorporation of JRCCA Affiliate in Liberia in December 2023 by Chairman Pastor Flomo,  

 (3).  Sustainable Virtual Training more than 100 volunteers throughout our five zones in 2023,

 (4).  Capacity building resulted in 12 members being inducted into the Tyrone Rotary Club in Georgia-USA, Cameroon, Africa, 

(5).  Leaders in our organization attended workshop on grant application capacity building by the DOS US Embassy Yaounde, 

(6).  Etoile Rotary Club of Yaounde agreed to serve as Host for International Foundation Rotary Club Grant for JRCCA in Zang-Tabi in Cameroon, Africa, 

(7).  We organized 48 SNT Leadership Training for JRCCA and JRFIUSA,

 (8).  Organized 48 capacity building business meetings for executive leadership training by setting motions to be implemented throughout our zones and affiliates,  

(9).  Set up a $1,000 Memorial Fund in behalf of our founding affiliate Chairman Pastor Flomo to be managed by 3 members from Cameroon and 3 members from Liberia, 

(10).  Attended 20 capacity building meetings with the Garden in CA, (11).  Actively participated in the GlobalGiving Tuesday Annual Fund Raiser on November 28, 2023, 

(12).  Ice Man conducted our First Annual Vocational Tech and Fund Raiser for training our Youth Vocational Tech Skills.  Over 100 students, parents and volunteers participated in this month-long activity.  The Honorable President of the Etoil Rotary Club of Yaounde and the Host Club for the International Foundation Rotary Club grant for the Tyrone Rotary Club of GA-USA Agnes Ika shared some important takeaways from meetings that she has attended for members of the Tyrone Rotary Club in GA-USA in Cameroon, Africa for the year 2024.  They are:

 (1).  Reflect on your vision, 

(2).  Develop SMART GOALS, 

(3). Prioritize Goals, 

(4).  Create an action plan, 

(5).  Track progress - This could involve weekly, monthly, quarterly check-ins to assess progress. 

 The Foundation Chairperson for the Tyrone Rotary Club in GA-USA reported to the team that she has been working on putting together a fundraising packet to raise the funds needed to support the International Foundation Global Grant for the renovation of the JRCCA  Guest House-Training Center in Zang-Tabi.

JRCCA AMERICAN Corner, host amongst other capacity building opportunities, real-life hands-on opportunities  like a Village Library, village enterprise store, memorial site, flower garden, vegetable garden, American palm tree, cocoyam, corn, Plantains , banana, beans etc by the JRCCA Training Center in Kwojeoh near Tonekoh Tenam, Tuseh Zang-Tabi TAAH META MBENGWI Momo Division NWR Cameroon, Africa. 

Below are some Some of Pa John’s Tichas Family members looking forward to visiting the Training Center Memorial site

Location of the JRCCA Training Center hosting JRCCA American Corner in Kwojeoh near Tonekoh Tenaam in Tuseh ZANG-TABI TAAH META MBENGWI MOMO DIVISION NWR , Cameroon, Africa  where more than 4 Americans from United States of America have visited and prepared an economic development research that would be used to share and invite USA investors to Cameroon, Africa

Indigenous people in zones  1,2,3,4 and 5 will benefit from Capacity build opportunities that the JRCCA Training Center will offer. They love the United States of America and the support that  Patriarch PA John, Ma Celine, Ma Salome and their native son Ni Mbah Giddy Ticha is bringing to them and their neighbors. They are very appreciative to Steve Barr from California, Ruchelle from Minnesota , Julie From California, Ma Celine and Linda Ticha from California who have visited them etc..

JRCCA American Corner Foundation In Tonekoh near Tenaam Tuseh Zang-Tabi Meta Mbengwi Momo Division NWR Cameroon, Africa.

 Chairperson Lee asked former two-time President and Chairman of JRCCA Ni Giddy to assist her in putting together the fundraising packet for this project.  Past minutes and updates are forth coming from Lee for the team in Cameroon and the USA.   Chairman Ni Giddy has put all team members at the Guest House and Training Center, BHO and the Liberian Affiliate on notice that all policies and procedures will be enforced and those who are not able to keep up or make the adjustment to the training will be replaced immediately.  Key objective for JRCCA in 2024 is to continue Capacity Building with other organizations working in the area to bring about a new lifestyle for youth ages 17 to 34.   Never Give Up - Onward, Upward, Forward - 2024!!!

One motion was Approved.

Motion approved on January 10, 2024 for everyone who wishes to participate in the GRGP in Cameroon to comply with the recommendation from President Agnes, Etoile Rotary Club, Yaounde Cameroon. Prior to our Biz meeting we attended our Tyrone Rotary Club meeting with our affiliates members in Cameroon, and Liberia, 


 Below are some important takeaways from my meeting that I thought we all could benefit from.

Setting goals for 2024 and uncovering productivity secrets to build a business involves a thoughtful and strategic approach. 

Here are some steps to consider:

1. Reflect on Your Vision: Begin by reflecting on your long-term vision for your business. What do you hope to achieve by 2024? Consider both quantitative and qualitative goals such as revenue targets, market expansion, product development, and brand positioning.

2. SMART Goals: Once you have a clear vision, break it down into specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goals. For example, if you aim to increase revenue, specify the exact percentage or monetary target you want to reach by the end of 2024.

3. Prioritize Goals: Not all goals are equally important. Prioritize your goals based on their impact on your business growth and sustainability. Identify the key areas that need improvement or expansion and focus on setting goals in those areas.

4. Create an Action Plan: Develop a detailed action plan for each goal. Outline the specific steps, resources, and timelines required to achieve them. This may involve marketing strategies, product development, operational improvements, or financial planning.

5. Track Progress: Establish systems to track your progress towards each goal. Regularly review your performance against the set targets and make adjustments as needed.

 This could involve weekly, monthly, or quarterly check-ins to assess progress.

Uncovering Productivity Secrets:

1. Time Management: Effective time management is crucial for productivity. Identify your most productive hours and allocate them to high-priority tasks. Use tools like calendars, to-do lists, and time-blocking techniques to manage your time efficiently.

2. Delegation: As a business owner, learn to delegate tasks that can be handled by others. Trusting your team and empowering them to take on responsibilities can free up your time to focus on strategic activities.

3. Continuous Learning: Stay updated with industry trends and best practices. Invest in learning opportunities such as workshops, courses, or reading relevant literature to enhance your skills and knowledge.

4. Streamline Processes: Regularly review your business processes to identify inefficiencies and streamline operations. Automate repetitive tasks where possible and implement systems that improve workflow.

5. Work-Life Balance: Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is essential for sustained productivity. Ensure you schedule time for self-care, relaxation, and spending quality time with family and friends.

6. Networking and Collaboration: Build a strong network within your industry and seek opportunities for collaboration. Networking can lead to valuable partnerships, new ideas, and business growth.

By setting clear goals for 2024 and implementing productivity secrets within your business, you can pave the way for sustainable growth and success in the coming years. Remember that flexibility and adaptability are also key components of achieving long-term goals in a dynamic business environment.

  1. Special Report From JRCCA Affiliates in Liberia 
  1. Chairman Gussin
  2. Secretary General Princeses Siakor
  3. Agriculture Director Mr. Jude
  4. Health and Sanitation Rita



  • JRCCA President and BHO Team in Yaounde , JRCCA Accountant SNT Chairperson for Tyrone Rotary Club members of Tyrone GA, USA in Cameroon, Africa made statements of special tribute during the event.


 Our SNT Vice Chairlady Ma Beatrice Andwi reported that the BHO volunteers had a time of fellowship by eating and drinking after they attended the burial of Pastor Flomo on 30 December 2023 after Pst Flomo was laid to rest in Monrovia.

The SNT leaders  further  reported that the BHO on the 30 December 2023 joined their fellow members  live in Monrovia,  Liberia  from Yaounde, Cameroon, Bamenda,  Zang-Tabi TAAH  META  NWR together  with their sister organization members JRFIUSA  to mourn and beat farewell  to one of our leaders  Pastor Flomo, the founder of the JRCCA Affiliates in Liberia in line with the vision, mission and objectives of our JRCCA Founder Patriarch PA JTwhose memorial site is at our JRCCA World HQ American Corner  JRCCA Training Center in Kwojeoh Tuseh Zang-Tabi TAAH META Mbengwi Momo Division NWR Cameroon Africa.

BHO members in Cameroon demonstrated that they will never forget one of their leaders Pastor Flomo Isaiah who ensured that he followed the teachings and the trainings from our JRCCA Chairman Ni Giddy and Ma Celine to start the first Charter of JRCCA Affiliates in Liberia to serve Liberians and ensued a better Africa and a better world   together in Partnership.

 That is just a part of how the BHO started the end of their 2023 activities on 30 December 2023.. They promised and hope is to take stock of the challenges from 2023 and make corrections and propell into 2024 with a better plan of action to fulfill the dreams of our People  in Cameroon, remote communities, villages in zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 WEH , affiliates in Liberia zones and those around the world including USA.

  1. DOS US Embassy Yaounde Madam Honorable President Etoile
  2. GCC
  3. ZDS
  4. SNT Leaders
  5. Contractors
  6. SNT Vice Chairlady for the Tyrone Rotary Club in Simbock Yaounde and Vocational Tech Leader Ma Beatrice 
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