Bright Light Projects Conducts Assessments for Internally Displaced Girls in Bonaberi – Douala Cameroon

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Bright Light Projects Conducts Assessments for Internally Displaced Girls in Bonaberi – Douala Cameroon

Bright Light Projects Conducts Assessments for Internally Displaced Girls in Bonaberi – Douala Cameroon

Bright Light Projects Cameroon Team (BLPC) visited Presbyterian Church, Bonaberi Douala in Cameroon.

The visit was part of the team’s assessment of the Girls Shall Rise Campaign which focuses on providing support, skills training and advocacy for survivors of gender-based violence, commercial sex workers and women living with HIV/AIDS.

Regina Nchinda Who led the team in the exercise said the focus of the organization on the campaign is to provide support and skills training to internally displaced persons (IDP).

“The focus is on providing support and skills training to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) specifically Girls in the littoral, South West and North West regions of Cameroon who are displaced due to the ongoing war in the two anglophone regions of Cameroon”,Nchinda said

She also stated that,Bright Light Project Douala team had held previous meetings with the Christian Women Fellowship leaders of PCC Bonaberi in a collaborative effort to help identify and empower the young girls who need help.

According to Regina Nchinda, Previous assessments had been conducted with over 500 vulnerable girls on BLP’s database.

“Few of them have been enrolled into different vocational training centers where they are undertaking skills training in different departments for at least a period of one year”. She spoke

Same exercise is ongoing in Bamenda and Buea with some of the girls enrolled in skills training already.

The team expressed satisfaction with the Presbyterian Church in Bonaberi for allowing BLP to use their premises to conduct these assessments and promised for more collaboration in the future.

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