Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The Fomunyoh Foundation (TFF), Is Best Philanthropist of The Year

The Fomunyoh Foundation (TFF) has won the Gold Category of the Life Time Achievement Award as Philanthropist of the Year. The recognition came during the 7th anniversary of the Life Time Group of Newspapers in Bamenda on 22 May 2016.
The President of the Foundation, Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh was represented by Dr. Willibroad Dze-Ngwa who presented the keynote address.
The Fomunyoh Foundation (TFF) has its headquarters in Bamenda, Cameroon.
Excerpt of Dr. Dze-Ngwa speech at the occasion “...There is no doubt Dr. Chris Fomunyoh is an exemplary Philanthropist in his own rights. After sailing around and about the world, impacting other African countries to strengthen their democratic governance, Dr.Fomunyoh thought nothing was as fulfilling as being able to serve his beloved country (Cameroon), his own people and being able give back abundantly to his community. That is why The Fomunyoh Foundation was founded in 1999, to carry out humanitarian and philanthropic actions at the service of the Cameroonian people. This Foundation is a non-profit organization that works to promote democracy, social and humanitarian causes in the country. Since its launch in 1999, the Foundation has:
• Organized workshops to raise citizen awareness and strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations and journalists across the country.
• In the Littoral Region: The TFF has conducted activities in partnership with development associations such as the women of Bonandale, Douala.
• In the West Region: It has conducted programmes at the traditional Fondom of Foto-Dschang.
• In the Far North it has donated books to many municipal councils and academic institutions in Maroua and Mayo Oulou,
• Garoua in the North and Ngoundere in the Adamawa has also benefited from the largesse of Dr.Fomunyoh.
• The East Region has also benefited from this largesse- three secondary schools, the Bertoua Linguistic Center and the Catholic University of Bertoua, two schools in Abong Mbang have also been beneficiaries.
• In the Center Region: the Foundation is working closely with four academic institutions in the national’s Yaounde, it sponsored Youth activities in Monatele and Monabo in the Likie Division.
• In the North West Region: the Foundation runs a community radio station in Bamenda, The Foundation Radio, a Public library of over 20,000 books, assisted the Guzang Widows, engaged in other activities in Nkambe; where it has created a resource center for the training of women in ICTs, Bafut, Bamenda 2, Oku-Noni Councils and the Moghamo youths
• Free access to Foundation facilities and activities
• Established partnerships on HIV/AIDS and children vaccination campaigns

Courtesy: Mokun Njouny Nelson, Foundation Radio Bda 

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