“The fact that there are no camps where IDPs can be identified, marks a plus in the solidarity that exists among the people in the NWR”, Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh, President of The Fomunyoh Foundation revealed as he donated some items to Internally Displaced Persons in Bamenda

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Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh, President of The Fomunyoh Foundation (TFF) with Beneficiaries

The current war in English Cameroon has on a daily basis continued to bring pain, misery, trauma, torture, killings, death, migration to name but these on the population of the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon. The continues migration of people {Internally displaced persons} from their comfort zones to unknown and uncomfortable situations have left many to device means of helping them better their living. Against this backdrop, some IDPS in Bamenda on Saturday March 17, benefited from a donation made by Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh, President of The Fomunyoh Foundation (TFF) Mile 6 Mankon.

At the event which took place at the Foundation’s headquarters in Bamenda, North West Region, Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh, congratulated the churches and all other organizations and individuals who have taken upon themselves to see that these displaced people do not go homeless, hungry or without clothes and without basic necessities. He remarked that on several occasions he has sought to know whether there is a camp where these displaced persons are concentrated but the answer has always been NO. To DR. Chris, the NO answer is a plus on the solidarity that exists amongst the people of the Northwest Region. Dr. Chris added that his gesture was not the last he will make and that should there be a means for him to do more, he will not hesitate. Dr Chris Fomunyoh has promised to collaborate with other charity bodies in the days ahead to put smiles on the faces of these displaced persons.

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Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh, President of The Fomunyoh Foundation (TFF)

The beneficiaries included; Youth Outreach Programme (YOP), Community Initiative for Sustainable Development (COMINSUD), United Youths Organization (UYO), Centre for Development, Promotion, Pesearch and Information technology exchange (CEDPRITE). Amongst the Churches were Presbyterian Church Ngomgham, the Gebuaer Baptist Church Atuakom, The RAMAH Christian Center and the Catholic Church Ngomgham, all in Bamenda. Each beneficiary went home with clothes, toiletries, sanitary pads and a cash donation.

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sanitary diapers, clothes and other toiletries

One of the beneficiaries Songwe Melvine on behalf of the other beneficiaries full of joy told Dr. of how grateful they were and the gesture of sanitary diapers for girls was a well thought idea he aadded. Mr. Songwe said as a representative of an organization he promises to reach out to the deserved parties with the donated gifts.

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Mr. Songwe Melvine, beneficiary expressing gratitude

Journalists in Bamenda were not left out as Dr Christopher Fomunyoh President of The Fomunyoh Foundation’s used the opportunity to donate 15 copies of former Nigerian leader Goodluck Jonathan’s book “My Transition Hours” to the media in Bamenda. The Manager of Foundation Radio Mr. Mokun Njouny Nelson has formed pools for all journalists to have access to the book. He however urged all in possession to be generous to read and pass over.

This gesture is quite timely as the current war is far from ending. As the days go by, Government military and the pro-independence fighters develop more attachment to their weapons at the expense of the common man.

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Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh, President of The Fomunyoh Foundation (TFF) with Beneficiaries

Pedmia Shatu Tita

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