Four years into the Anglophone Crisis coupled with the COVID 19 pandemic, hundreds have been recorded dead, over a thousand homes burned and over 900,000 people have fled their homes. Denis Miki Foundation is working with several local communities affected by the crisis to ensure that internally displaced women are supported to start micro-businesses, have access to their basic needs and basic health care through health insurance as they struggle to get settled in their new environments.
The Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon has seen several calamities, loss of properties, lives and no schools going on for over 2 years. "Over the past four years, the crisis has become a full-fledged human rights crisis" -Human Rights Watch. Hundreds are thought to have been killed, over a thousand homes burned, and dozens of schools attacked. An estimated 900,000 people have fled their homes. Students, teachers, schools, and universities in Cameroon continue to endure significant violence.
1. Ensuring Universal Health Coverage for internally displaced women and girls through Health Insurance 2. Providing capital support for internally displaced women to start a Micro-businesses 3. Provide housing support to women-led households 4. Provide nutritious meals for women-led household 5. Provide land access support for Green Farming by supporting land rents for women groups to do subsistence farming 6. Host Women's Circle for our Women Empowerment and Support Network (WESuN).
The project will support 100 internally displaced women and girls yearly. This will allow them to rise out of poverty, which will provide for their families' health and well-being.