Teen Mother Empowerment in Cameroon

by Social Development International
Sep 23, 2009


Teaching Entrepreneurship and Advocacy to 100 Teen Mothers
Teaching Entrepreneurship and Advocacy to 100 Teen Mothers

SDI Cameroon - Teaching Entrepreneurship and Advocacy to 100 Teen Mothers in Cameroon

ADDRESS SDI Cameroon Chief Street, Bomaka, Buea, SWR, Cameroon. Tel.: +237 9 957 6066 or 7 450 5791 http://www.sodeit.org


To facilitate the social and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable inhabitants in communities, enabling their participation in the process of building a more developed, integrated, egalitarian, peaceful and sustainable nation state.


Our programmes regarding community empowerment & social inclusion, and social protection & risk management help to eradicate social and economic risk and vulnerability in our communities. To date, we have worked with over 300 women and girls in Fako, Meme, SWR, Cameroon. SDI is currently working with women, girls and OVC on entrepreneurship, training, advocacy, health/TB/Malaria/HIV/AIDS, medical care coverage, OVC education support, ICT training and snail farming.

We are helping the risky and most vulnerable population to help themselves and help community.

SDI’s current projects with Global Giving:

Teaching Entrepreneurship and Advocacy to 100 Teen Mothers in Cameroon.

This project will enable 100 teen mothers to develop themselves as entrepreneurs and community leaders and to strengthen their families and communities by ensuring that public policies consider their experience and input. With entrepreneurship, leadership, medical care coverage, micro credit and child care practices, teen mothers’ productivity will increase and entire families and communities will be positively impacted.

Personnel Overview

Sulaiman Turay, Co-Founder and CEO, Accounting, Finance and Development Consultant: 15 years working with education, corporate world & NGOs in 3 continents

Anna Osang Bebou, Co-Founder and Head of Gender unit: 7 years in development field in church and NGO groups

Akwene Godwill Chenyuei, Project Coordinator and Educational Psychologist: 7 years teaching and working with NGOs in different capacities

Mirabel Ajeibe Ngyah, Field Assistant: 2 years working with SDI OVC and women projects

Butchegom K. M. Solange, Applied Social Linguist: new entrant in SDI, with 3 years working with education.

Personnel Statistics Sulaiman TURAY, Co-Founder and Executive Director Founded in 2003 Employees: 5 Volunteers: 38


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Organization Information

Social Development International

Location: Buea, South West Region - Cameroon
Website: http:/​/​www.sodeit.org
Social Development International
Project Leader:
Suliaman Turay
Founder and CEO
Buea, South West Region Cameroon
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