Boosting opportunities and employment in the textile sector – ident. africa initiates women’s project in Boboyo

FrauenFashionTitelWith this project, ident. africa e. V. supports the initiative of 40 young women of Boboyo village who want to stand on their own feet after one year of intensive training in the textile sector. They want to open their own sewing rooms in groups and thus earn money by self-employment and support their families.
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RWTH Aachen University students present their architectural concept to the President of the Protestant Church of Cameroon

Title_EEC_wendy_ColineOn the invitation of Prof. Jean Samuel Hendje Toya, President of the Protestant Church of Cameroon, Wendy Brochard and Coline Esseyric, winners of the architectural competition “A Church for Boboyo”, travelled to Cameroon in June 2017 together with Fred-Eric Essam, founder and chairman of ident. africa e. V., together with Fred-Eric Essam. There, the two architecture students of RWTH Aachen University had the opportunity to present their award-winning concept.
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New training centre gives 47 women career opportunities as tailors

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The new Boboyo training centre in Cameroon will be launched at the beginning of 2017. In just 12 months, 47 young women will be trained as tailors free of charge and subsequently supported in setting up their own businesses. The Cologne association ident. africa e.V. supports the training programme and those women who want to become self-employed with sewing machines.
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