The Circle of Friends of Cameroon CERAC has donated some farming tools and other equipment to the women of Momo Division of the North West Region The donations which were specifically meant for 50 groups of rural women, women empowerment centres and health institutions in the Division was made this weekend 16th April 2016 in Mbengwi the Momo Division of the North West Region.
The consignment of gifts meant for inhabitants of the four divisions- Batibo,Mbengwi, Ngie, Njikwa and Widikum, were handed at the Mbengwi Municipal Stadium, under the supervision of the First Lady’s personal representative Mrs. Linda Yang-Natinal Coordinator of CERAC.
While handing the gifts, Mrs. Linda Yang urged beneficiaries to judiciously use the gifts which have been donated in goodwill.
The consignment of gifts include: industrial tools such as cassava, maize and garri mills, trucks, sprayers, wheelbarrows, tuber and maize fertilizers, spade hoes, carton of insecticides, axes, cassava graters, beans, potatoes and maize to the rural women.
Medical equipment to the health centres such as delivery beds, delivery and surgical kits, refrigerator, wheel chairs, baby’s scale, stethoscope, electrical generator, blankets, blood pressure apparatus, beds sheets and mattresses.
The association also handed sewing and zig-zag machines, a computer, printer and stabilizer to the Women Empowerment Centres of the Momo Division.
The population of Mbengwi including the Mayor - Beatrice Tebe, the Divisional Delegate of Women’s Empowerment and the Family and the Mbengwi District Medical Officer lauded the First Lady’s initiatives which to them is out to improve on the livelihood of the community.
The ceremony was graced by a royal dance from the Mbengwi Fon’s Palace and a show-case of the agricultural and handcrafts works of the Momo inhabitants.