Her Voice My Voice Fund

by Denis Miki Foundation
Her Voice My Voice Fund
Her Voice My Voice Fund
Her Voice My Voice Fund
Her Voice My Voice Fund
Her Voice My Voice Fund
Her Voice My Voice Fund
Her Voice My Voice Fund
Her Voice My Voice Fund
Feb 7, 2022

Her Impact Story Will Warm Your Heart

On Friday the 4th of February, 2022 I went shopping at our local market. I am not a regular going to the market person because of my schedule. It was about 11 am GMT+1 and as I walked through the very crowded and noisy New Market as the market is called; I heard a female voice saying "Madam, Madam, Madam, Madam" and knowing it was the market I didn't pay attention until I noticed the voice was very close to me and I felt a hand touch me to get my attention.

It was at that moment I made a stop and turned to look at who was touching me and seriously calling me Madam in the market. It was a lady aged about 24-25. She smiled at me and I slightly smiled back trying to make out the face. Then she asked me if I could remember her and I said no. She went ahead to say, "at the NGO, that you people gave us money". Then she turned and pointed at a bucket of White Garri and said this is what I used the money to do. "It helped me start this business" she continued.

From that moment I had a very wide smile on my face. I had as one of the things to buy that day Red Garri as I was to go home and cook some Eru (one of our local meals in Cameroon from the Bayangi tribe). Immediately I changed my mind that I was going to promote her business by buying some White Garri. Since I was just arriving I promised her I was going to come back for the purchase. I went into the market and bought on coming back to buy from her my phone's battery had died and I so wanted to have a picture with her. I regularly have my powerbank and charger with me everywhere but that day I had decided not to carry it along and here was I needing it so badly. This then made me to buy a new charger so I could get my phone on for a picture with her and I told her I was going to share her inspirational story to the world. I also gave her my card to give me a call so we can catch up soon.

This story is just one of the many impacts your support to our work at the Denis Miki Foundation is able to achieve. I am personally happy to see how our work is changing lives and I am just thrilled with the imagination of the joy from your end.

We hope stories like this are good enough reasons for us to continue on this journey together and for you to share to your family, friends and networks.

 

Thanks for your continuous trust in us and yes we have many more women and girls who need us to be a better version of themselves.

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Denis Miki Foundation

Location: Limbe, South West Region - Cameroon
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Twitter: @MikiFoundation
Project Leader:
Emilia Miki
Limbe, South West Region Cameroon
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