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.




  • 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



  • 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)



  • 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.




  • 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.



  • 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



  • 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 

We Need Your Support Today!


Email: villagewomen_ntankah@yahoo.com

Phone: +237 675207441

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