Women's Rights in 28 Villages Cameroon Africa

by John Retreat Foundation Internation USA Inc (JRFIUSA-INC)
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Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa
Women's Rights in  28  Villages Cameroon Africa

 Greetings to all of our supporters and donors.  In this update we can say that despite the many inconviences that we are experiencing such as  a lack of appropriate food, medical supplies and personal care items we are holding our heads high and praying that the conflict which led us to flee from our villages and homes will be over in the upcoming new year.  Despite limited supplies and resorces we are continuing to reach out and support families who have settled in our area.

Recently we were able to provide a hot meal for our displaced families for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays.  Families were grateful for the support and the hot meal and fellowship with the support that we are getting from our supporters and donors at GG.  We cannot express the joy and happiness that was on the faces of the members as they enjoyed the hot meals and treats from our supporters.  We were all grateful and humbled to be able to participate in these events.  We are looking forward to a happy new year!

The  Manager of JRCCA legal Dept left Yaounde on12/6/19 --- to visit  Mbengwi the Capital of Momo North West Region (NWR) on the 6th December 2019 on a private visit to meet with and discuss with all JRCCA Zonal Directors and our Lord Mayor of Mbengwi with regards to our Memorandum of Understanding with the City Council of Mbengwi that will result in the creation of jobs and Employment for our Youths, families, villages and neighboring communities suffering in the regions. 

Hopefully, we will be able to have something in place when it is safe for us to return to our homes and villages in the NW Region--MeETA--in Cameroon, Africa.  Despite being a risky venture, he was able to travel to Mbengwi and meet with the Mayor who provided him with a car and driver.

He had a successful meeting  with the Lord Mayor of Mbengwi and she was very helpful in providing us with the official number of villages and Zones that make up the Meta Tribe which is amongst the 280 tribes in Cameroon with the map where each village is located.  Amongst our discussions, we outlined all the Four Zones and the villages that represents each Zones in the Meta Tribe in Cameroon, Africa. 

Dispite the fact that many families in these areas have been displaced because of the on going conflict, the needs of the families who have remained in the area is great.  The greatest need is in the area of personal care such as food and medical supplies.  The main purpose of the visit was to try and establish a communication network with the villages so that we could coordinate the needs and provide support from our current headquarters. 

The Meta Zonal structure is as Follows:

 Zone 1

TAAH which is made up of

  1. Zang Tabi Villages
  2. Toneku Villages
  3. Kai Villages
  4.  Njah-Etu 

Zone 2

GUTAAH which is made up of:

  1. Ngwokwong
  2. Tugi

Zone 3

MEDIG ZONE

Tudig,

Nyen

Chup,

Kob,

Guneku,

Njinibi,

Mbemi,

Njindom, 

Zang Tabeng,

Wumnebug,

Barakwe,

Chenam,

Wumnebit,

Mbengwi

Zone 4

BOME ZONE

Ku,

Kobeyeng,

Funam,

Tuwyang,

Njimefe,

Gundom,

Njekwo

Ngeyn-Mbo

Waiting on the names of the rest who are listed from our Lord Mayor of Mbengwi

Zone 5 represents all other tribes like:

(1).Pinyen, (2). Wum, (3).Ako, (4),Boyo, (5) Akkum,etc..Rest of the Tribes

In Conclusion: While on this  visit  l also  made with the  SDO and the lord mayor of city council Mbengwi respectively and discussed with them a few points, collected the Email  address of the  SDO For MOMO Division North West Region and also  handed to him an appreciation  letter from JRCCA for accepting to be the  technical adviser to JRCCA.

My meeting with the lord mayor of city council Mbengwi, we discussed on the villages that constituted each of the four zones as found on the attachment below. Lord Mayor made a Telephone call with the GC chairman requested him to give me names of and phone numbers of Zonal directors. General Counsel Chairman (GCC) told us he appointed some time ago and he said he will get back to me and still waiting. It was difficult for me to hold meetings to complete my agenda for the following reasons:

1)    Communication difficulty, no network, no electricity and Radio program was not possible.

2)     Still waiting on plan and budget from each zone.

3)    Plans on JRCCA Internship Program for the 2020  working in collaboration with JRCCA Executive Director

4)    Request action plan and budget from Director of Construction and Maintence by 31st December 2019

5)     In conclusion much thanks to the Lord Mayor of city council Mbengwi who assisted me with a car and a driver for the few transactions made in Mbengwi. On the field l noticed a lot of in security in all over, in Mbengwi, Bome, Njindom, Ngyen-Mbo and Bamenda as there was still gun shots. I therefore quickly returned back to Yaounde on the 18th December 2019 thanking God for his grace and safe Journey.

Mgr legal Dept JRCCA         

19/12/2019  


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Begining Construction to continue develop skils
Begining Construction to continue develop skils

Despite the fact that we have been on the run from our villages in the North West Region in Cameroon, we have not allowed this challenge  from preventing us from continuing our mission which is aimed at providing a lifelong sustainable opportunity to all women and girls in different facets of life within the nation of Cameroon. We continue to focus on our goals, objectives and mission to develop our women and girls to become all that they can become in life.

We are very grateful for the support that we have received to include room and board and some basic needs such as medical supplies, etc., however, the need is great and we are in need of upgrades to our current situation.

While we have been on the run, we have continued our weekly education and training session to enhance our skills in preparation for developing self-reliant communities and villages by partnering with philanthropic organization and institutions which provides reliable training environments and tools that guarantees growth and change from the kitchen to ownership of our own business and working skill jobs in education, health facilities and business environment such as banks.

We were able to obtain a piece of proprety in our new home environment and we cleared this land of brush in order to begin laying the foundation for constructing low income houses for for displaced families from the NW and SW areas in Cameroon, Africa.  Upon the completion of this project we hope to have space for our organizational headquarters, emergency care center, computer center that will house our school program so that our students who have not been in school for the past four years will again be able to continue their education in a modern educational learning environment. 

We pride ourselves in engaging in humanitarian projects which will benefit people from the rural environments in Cameroon to the Urban centers that will provide educational as well as recreational development projects that will contribute to the wholesome development of our youths, especially our girls.

Cameroon started a national dialogue Monday, September 30, 2019 in an effort to solve the separatist conflict that has killed thousands in the country's English-speaking region (NW/SW) in the past two years. Cameroon President Paul Biya announced the dialogue earlier in September when he called on all separaratist in the South East and North East English-speaking regions to surrender and be forgiven.  More than 500,000 people were forced from their homes due to the violence.

While on run we continue to train leadership skill
While on run we continue to train leadership skill
JRFIUSA Volunteer Visited Displaced families
JRFIUSA Volunteer Visited Displaced families
Low income housing project forDisplaced families
Low income housing project forDisplaced families
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We have been on the run since about August of 2018 because of the shutting down of schools, attacks of public and private houses, kidnapping and killings as some of the hallmarks of what is currently happening in our Anglephone regions (Meta) of Cameroon, Africa. 

As we have settled into our hiding space, we are surviving despite the fact that we have a lack of food, medical supplies and other necessities to be able to maintain a healthy life style.  Instead of looking at the glass as being half empty, we are looking at the glass as being half full.  We are thankful to God for being alive and able to wake up to a new day.  As we have settled into our new envirement, we have chosen to go out each day and try to develop relationships and find new resources as we connect with other families who are on the run from our 28 villages and communities. 

On June 24, 2019, Equinoxe TV reported on the six o'clock news that 1.3 million people had left the Meta Region and neighbor (NW/SW) that around 680,000 children from the NW/SW Region had left the area.  These numbers represents critical humanitarian concerns for families and children who are facing lack of medical care, food and basic needs including loss of opportunity to obtain basic education.  Schools in the area have been shut down.

Currently we are in the process of obtaining a small plot of land where we can relocate our headquarters, establish a small urgent care center, small computer center where our children can have access to the internet and online schooling, and build some low income houses for our families to have some decent living quarters.

We are contininuing to strive and prepare our families with skills and information necessary for them to return back to our villages in the Meta Regions when and if the government declares that the conflict is over and we can return safelfy to our villages and homes.

JRCCA women acquired computer training in Yaounder
JRCCA women acquired computer training in Yaounder
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The military interventions continue to disrupt the daily lives of the people in our villages in the NW Region in Cameroon. Despite the fact that the Women Empowerment Team has not been able to return to our homes in Zang Tabi Village and the Meta area in the NW Region in Cameroon, the team has continued to create opportunities for our group while we are on the run. 

For example, we have conducted educational workshop about the goals and objectives of our organization JRCCA to encourage locals to join us in creating and negotiating to develop economic opportunities here in Cameroon with investors and partners in the USA, especially in Tyrone, GA.  Our goals and objectives are to be prepared to rebuild our homes, hospitals, urgent care centers, provide clean water and promote and create jobs that will improve the economic development for the area and our neighbors in more than 28 villages when the military interventions are over and we are allowed to return to our villages.

We have organized a group of ten delegates who are scheduled to travel,  meet with and attend the annual Light of Cameroon, Legacy Proclamation in honor of our founders and leaders Ma Salome and Pa John, and the Leadership Economic Summit in Tyrone, GA. USA from May 11 through June 9, 2019.  The delegation will be led by the honorable Lord Mayor Beatrice of Mbengwi Meta City Counsel in collaboration with our honorable President Ma Comfort. The stated objective is to properly honor the Legacy and humanitarian work of Ma Salome over several decades in the NW Region of Cameroon, meet investors and tour businesses of interest that will help us to develop an economic foundation in the NW Region of Meta

The attached MOU explains the relationship established in the JRCCA Memorandum of Understanding with Mayor of the City Council of Mbengwi with regards to all activities including the main project of constructing the JRCCA American Corner in Tonekoh Zang Tabi Taah Meta to serve more than 28 villages for youths and creating jobs and employment to help deal with the growth and development of our youths.


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Please see detail  updates report attached.

 Report by Ma Loveline Mufu and MA Comfort

 Mufu Loveline General Counsel member of JRCCA , Ambassador to all churches and culture , Madam Comfort Ticha President of JRCCA and Amundam Ruth Youth Ambassador visited (ZATACUDA) Zang Tabi Cultural development association meeting  in Yaounde Cameroon with a crate of drinks, to continue explaining to them more about our NGO.

We have to report at this time that the military conflict in the NW and SW Regions in Cameroon continues to make it unsafe for the displaced families to return to home and continue their way of life.  Despite the danger of traveling in the area, we continue to be aware of our fellow family members and friends who had to leave their homes and are still hiding in the bushes.  We are on the run and have been on the run from our homes and we are in an undisclosed place for our safety.  About six months ago, we were able to escape in the middle of the night to safety from the threat of being killed by gun fires or burned in our homes. 

We arrived there and went first to Pa Mbarica and the wife to have a brief discussion with them. We were very welcome; we informed them briefly of our intention of visiting the meeting and also about our fundraising programe. There after he gave us some guideline on the fundraising programe. He recommended that we need to have funding to secure a safe place as we ‘are going to invite dignitaries. He also advised us to understand that organizing fundraising is something that one may gain or loose so to plan well It will depend on the type of people we invite.  We are raising funds to support a trip to the USA to attend a leadership and training summit during the month of April 2019.  The purpose of this trip for members of our delegation is to obtain skills, training and make contact with USA investors who can help the people who are on the run and in the jungle to restart their lives.

After the brief discussion, we now proceeded to the ZATACUDA meeting hall. While in the meeting house, we were given very little time to talk and do our presentation Since the time was limited, I briefly introduced my team. A song was given by the president of JRCCA and the entire house sang! Then I went straight and explained to them the word “SWOT” and it meaning and how it will help in assisting with the implementation of our JRCCA Goals and objectives and our vision to helping in the rebuilding of our 29 villages and neighbors in the jungles of Meta where I was brought out from based on the presentation material that I had handed out to the meeting members and their leaders before I started my presentation to the more than 50 members and women, youths, boys,  girls, children and parents that were present .

I went on to explain the letters of “SWOT” for our JRCCA NGO as follows’ explained that Letter “S” Stands for Strength.  Letter “W” stands for Weaknesses. Letter “O” stands for Opportunities that our organization provides to all our people in the remote jungles deep forest of Meta with more than 29 villages and neighbors that we strive provide our humanitarian Relief services, like health, education, job training, etc.….Letter “T” Stands for threats affecting, challenges we face, and the people faces on daily lives in the functioning of our NGO in the jungles of Meta and Neighbors. 

I continued to explain the strength of our 29 villages and neighbors, Eg we have  encouraged farmers to plant American Palm trees that will grow at  very reasonable heights 16 feet, easy for the local farmers and the youths to be able  to conduct harvest without climbing very long Palm Trees which so many of them have now and when they fall many die and we currently have youths who we witness are suffering from injuries they sustained from falling from the long Palm trees that our great grandparents and founders planted in the jungles so that our families are able to  produces like Red Palm oil for survival. We also have cassava

Our farmers grow maize, coffee in Toneku villages, plantains, cocoyams, yams but using crude , old methods , hoes, (Cutlass) matchedes, and lack modern equipment causing hard labors on our families and farmers due to low productivity with no research to match the ever increasing population and poverty in Cameroon.

We also went further to explain weaknesses such as, lack of farm to market roads, crops destruction by some kind of diseases that no one has done research study, no opportunities to store and preserve our crops , no social services, no hospitals, no clinics, no medical doctors, no roads, no electricity, no internet, no library, no villages enterprise stores, no entrepreneurs businesses , there is extreme poverty in the jungles etc..

We went straight to explaining the vision, purpose of our fundraising to include support for our JRCCA Displaced Families on the run, providing education opportunities to train members of the JRCCA General Counsel, opportunity to invite others to join our organization and acquired the education and knowledge and many opportunities that our NGO provides and plan to provide to help left up our women, men, youths, families , villages and communities in the Meta and Neighbors in Cameroon like travelling to attend the JRFIUSA Global leadership Economic summit jointly organized by our JRFI sister organization in Tyrone, GA, USA. Great opportunity that will enable members of our NGO to acquire business, economic and social skills and knowledge that will equip them and support in the rebuilding process and rehabilitation of their loses, families, villages, communities, youths and neighbors when the returned home after the hostilities is over. I also informed them that this will also help the NGO support the Mayor of Mbengwi with city Council and the JRCCA delegation to attend the summit in Tyrone, GA, USA in April 2019 as well.

Again, we gave them copies of the SWOT share and see the things we explained which the Mayor and the delegation will bring to our sister organization in USA as our Wishlist for them to continue negotiations with our sister organization to invite investors to Meta rural villages, communities and neighbors in the future that will help create jobs for youths, families, villages, communities and neighbors in Cameroon

We explained opportunities that will results in opening more markets for exports as well, conferences, and workshops education training and awareness when our Multipurpose American Center is built in Tonekoh Taah Meta that will result in many job and employment creation for the youths, families, villages and communities.

Our JRCCA NGO greatly appreciated the vibrant leadership of this group lead by Mr. Christopher and his team for their support to our NGO. They have living testimonies  of the work that we do and participated in development  endeavors we conduct at the jungles in Meta  in and around our JRCCA HQ  “our American Corner in Tuseh Zang Tabi Taah Meta “Villages Cameroon prior to the crisis believe in the plan and vision that our founders have for the wellbeing of our rural communities, families that we support there.

Thank you ZATACUDA Yaounde. Mr. Christopher was able to answer questions and educated people about the vision, mission, policies and procedures of our Organization which he stated that is a legal entity in Cameroon that is also collaborating with our sister organization, JRFIUSA (501(c)3 an American based NGO with HQ in Tyrone, Georgia, in the United States of America. They are our Light of Cameroon, Africa and the World.

We know our father PA John Ticha and MA Salome co-founders of our great organization for their commitment to solving poverty and bring economic growth to our communities and have been providing these services from time immemorial to our Meta land and neighbors. Wishing him Happy 92nd birthday long life and prosperity.  He always collaborates with his fellow brothers PA Otengong, others and sisters in our land and make things happened for the good of the youths, families, villages and communities. A Good man. He’s our PA and MA.

MA Loveline  Mufu and Ma Comfort Ticha

General Counsel Member and President of JRCCA.


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