Nadege is one of the many beneficiaries of the project widu.africa. Before starting her own business initiative and project as a self-employed micro-entrepreneur, she was saying: “I don’t need donations, I am looking for a loan or investment that would allow me to start my own small business and earn money.“
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The African diaspora in Germany are providing specific support to promote business ideas in their countries of origin. Cameroon is a good example of what this means in practice.
Fred-Eric Essam’s Partner in Cameroon is Nadège Aboudi Meyong. She could earn within two (2) weeks 122.000 CFA, (200 euros) most recently thanks to the WIDU project. A unique opportunity for Nadège to start a sustainable business and thereby be able to get out of poverty. The sale of uniforms in preparation for International Women’s Day on March 8, gave her the lofty opportunity to illustrate her business potential. A great achievement for the 32 years old mother of 3 Children in a country where up to 70% rural women have less Access to education, Jobs or income.