NVWCIG

Email: villagewomen_ntankah@yahoo.com

Phone: +237 675207441

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Our work

 

 

Our mission is to improve the long term socio-economic conditions of members in particular and women in general through increased education, leadership, better livelihood strategies, enhanced access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, empowerment, and self-esteem. Additionally, Ntankah seeks to widen members’ capacity as development actors and support the international women's movement in line with CEDAW, Beijing Platform of Action and the Sustainable Development Goals.

 

OUR INTRINSIC VALUES

 

  • Participatory Approaches with key population

  • Community mobilization

  • Networking with partners

  • Perpetual Innovation and construction

  • Promotion of local to local Dialogue

  • Quality of service

  • Humility

  • Clientele rights and development based approach

  • Spirit of Volunteerism

  • Openness/Tolerance

  • Gender equity and equality

  • Mutual Respect

  • Non Discrimination

  • Solidarity

  • Dialogue

  • Reaching and rooting the grassroots

  • Leadership development

  • Commitment and Hard work

  • Good Governance

        

WHAT ARE OUR MAIN PROGRAM AREA?

  • Education and entrepreneurship/livelihood development

  • Land, property, and settlements

  • Environment, agriculture, and livestock production

  • Women leadership, governance, and human rights

  • Health/Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights/Community responses to HIV/AIDS

  • Advocacy against Children/Women Trafficking/Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

  • Social mobilization and community development

  • Civil Society development/Networking (Local/International)

 

CURRENT PROGRAMS, PROJECTS, AND ACTIVITIES 

  • Anti-corruption: Accountability and Transparency Initiative in collaboration with the Huairou Commission

  • Entrepreneurship, microfinance and  Livelihood development in collaboration with  PACF, VSO, and CAGWEESA

  • Enhancing the sexual and reproductive health of PLWHA in collaboration with Cordaid

  • Promotion of environment, agriculture, and livestock in collaboration with IRAD Mankon, CEPIRD, and SDI

  • Bridging Albino Gaps in Sexual and Reproductive Health” (BAGISERH) with PAGW

  • Women’s Land, Water, Property and Settlement rights in collaboration with the Huairou Commission

  • Access to justice In collaboration with The Huairou Commission

  • Community responses to HIV/AIDS and Maternal health care in collaboration with the Cameroon Home Based care Alliance and PACF

  • Grassroots Women Bio-gas, soil conservation, and income generation project in collaboration with GEF-SGP Cameroon

  • Addressing gender-based violence in the Northwest Region of Cameroon in collaboration with the Global Fund for Women

  • Grassroots Women Small Livestock Development and Vocational Training Center in collaboration with the Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund

  • Promoting the education of the girl child: Building a sustainable future with YOUR collaboration

  • Youth for Change and Empowerment Program (YouthForce) with the YOUTH Releasing Energies, Reducing Dependence and Developing Youth Leaders.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS AND SUCCESSES

 

  • Creation of CAGWEESA Grassroots Women Network of  25 organizations and membership of over 3000 women

  • Creation of Cameroon Home Based Care Alliance

  • The Guardian Post Newspaper NGO of the year2006

  • Group Leader Veronica Kini was one of the fourteen recipients of the YWCA Women Leading Change award in Nairobi, Kenya in 2007 during the International Women Summit.

  • Group Leader Veronica Kini was voted Northwest Region Community Woman of the year in 2008.

  • Ntankah were recipients of the  Red Ribbon Award at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico 2008 for contributions made towards the fight against HIV/AIDS at the community level

  • Watchdog Newspaper NGO of the year 2009.

  • Winners of Cordaid HIV and AIDS Award: Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women Living with HIV in 2010

  • Winner of Women Emancipation Price from the Dordrecht-Bamenda Foundation 2010.

 

METHODS AND APPROACHES

  • Mainstreaming the Greater Involvement & Empowerment of People Living with HIV&AIDS (GIEPA).

  • Care and support (community and home-based).

  • Positive living and positive prevention.

  • Anti Stigma and Discrimination Awareness.

  • Socio-economic impact mitigation and coping mechanisms.

  • Nutrition and psychosocial support.

  • Human Rights awareness raising

  • Experience sharing and storytelling,

  • Workshop and seminars.

  • Community risk and vulnerability mapping

  • Environment and climate change awareness-raising

  • Exploiting ICT’s

  • Practical demonstrations

  • Peer exchanges and visits

  • Sports and entertainment

  • Supporting test litigations

  • Community local to local dialogues.

  • Lobbying and advocacy

  • Community Volunteering and direct Support to clients

  • Information, education, and sensitization

  • Information development and dissemination

  • Referrals

  • Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT)

  • Local and international networking

 

TARGET GROUPS OR BENEFICIARIES

  • Group members

  • Orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs)

  • Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

  • Persons Living with Disabilities (PWD)

  • Commercial sex workers (CSW)

  • Widows

  • Single parent mothers

  • Victims of Sexual Abuse and Gender-Based Violence

  • Girls

  • Youth

  • Teenage Mothers

  • School dropouts 

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