CAO Will Romine Urges Mbororo Youth to Contribute to Development of their Community

On October 27th, Cultural Affairs Officer Will Romine helped launch a series of economic empowerment workshops spearheaded by YALI alumni.  These workshops will equip 100 Mbororo youth with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop economic opportunities for themselves and their communities.  Our CAO offered some encouraging remarks, outlining the embassy’s support for efforts like ...
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US Embassy Yaounde welcomes back Mandela Washington Fellows 2018

On September 12, 2018, Public Affairs Section hosted returning 2018 YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni for a debriefing session. “The reason why the U.S. government organizes exchange programs is to bring people together for the betterment of their country,” Cultural Affairs Officer Romine told the fellows. Participants thanked the United States Government for giving them ...
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Ambassador Barlerin’s Remarks to YALI Mandela Washington Fellows Pre-Departure Orientation

Welcome everyone, to the U.S. Embassy.  Congratulations to each of you.  You are the fifth class of Mandela-Washington Fellows from Cameroon.  Let’s have a big round of applause. The fact that you are present here this afternoon is already an achievement.  This year, 1,271 motivated young Cameroonians completed their applications for the Mandela Washington Fellowship ...
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U.S. Embassy Yaounde Sponsors YALI Learns Program at Le Bon Berger Institute

On April 05th 2018, U.S. Embassy Yaounde sponsored a YALI Learns program at the Institut Superieur de Technologies Le Bon Berger, that brought together 300 participants including students, lecturers and YALI network members. Abraham Eric, RLC YALI Alumni and Kennedy Tumenta, CEO of the African Business Information Bank gave tips on how to develop a ...
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YALI Impact Symposium Highlights Youth Contribution in Promoting Peace

On February 17, 2018, close to 500 youths from all 10 regions of Cameroon gathered in the Conference Center in Yaounde for the second edition of the YALI Impact Symposium. Hosted by the Mandela Washington Fellows Association of Cameroon, the day-long event, focused on “Youth Engagement in Promoting Peace through Dialogue and Social Entrepreneurship.” In ...
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YALI Alumni Partners with US NGO to Provide Eye Care in Cameroon

From December 16 to 21, 2017, Charlie Wandji, a 2014 Mandela Washington Fellowship Program Alumni, in partnership with Legend Treks, a U.S.-based charity organization founded by Major L. Boyd Nutt, a retired U.S. Marine, provided eye care to well over 2,000 patients in three different council of the west region of Cameroon, namely Bamendjou, Bangangte ...
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U.S. Embassy Welcomes Mandela Washington Fellows and Alumni

On January 25, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed Cameroonian alumni from the Young African Leaders Initiative/Mandela Washington Fellows (YALI/MWF), International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP), TechWomen, and civil society to hear about their efforts to promote development for youth, women, and girls throughout Cameroon in partnership with all sectors. They were from the YALI/MWF program ...
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