Carthage, New York, February 2, 2015 – The Board of Directors of Bonazah Community Development of Africa, a nonprofit organization provider of charitable giving and direct services in support of education, today announced the Scholarship Award for 16 Students in secondary school in Africa for the academic year 2014/15. The Board of Directors congratulates all awardees and wishes them God blessings in the pursuits of their education endeavors.
This achievement underscores Bonazah Community Development of Africa’s commitment to continue to provide support to qualifying individuals and communities serving children from impoverished communities throughout the continent of Africa.
Bonazah Community Development of Africa has been involved in community development, since July, 2013. It is known for Teachers hiring program to primary schools and Women empowerment program. “Bonazah Community Development of Africa is in a great position to continue to provide educational services. We are definitely on our way to achieve this year goals of providing scholarship to qualifying students and recruiting women for the second phase of the Microfinance Program” added Benjamen A. Azah, President/CEO of BOCODA, INC. The organization has recently indicated plans to increase its funds raising activities and has started looking for sponsors and donors to raise more funding to support its programs.
1. Mbah Mercy Aboh
2. Ukara Dominie
3. Yuh Benita Kuoh
4. Eku Alice Mwethe
5. Etuwet Favour Umechu
6. Ambe Noelle Undih
7. Fomban Loise Bih
8. Ambe Fanica Akoko
9. Achu Evelin Mehoz
10. Achu Stephanie
11. Lum Alpine
12. Akaji Samblie
13. Anyam Sonita Menyi
14. Alomba Christable
15. Kah-Kuset Jenifer
16. Chungah Carole
For more information about Bonazah Community Development of Africa, visit its website at www.bonazah.com
We at Bonazah Community Development of Africa wish you Merry Christmas. The holiday season offers us a special opportunity to extend thanks to our friends, and our very best wishes for the future as we approach the New Year 2015. And so we wish you God blessings, good health and cheers to your family. We tip our glasses to you.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR.
Bonazah Community Team
As we celebrate the Thanksgiving, we want to pause and thank you for your patronage, gifts and donations. This past year has been successful and promising because of you. Your patronage enable us to be of service to many families. Thank you. Your caring support to our programs had prepared us to be able to assist the economically challenged sector of communities and have make a difference in the lives of deserving children.
We look forward to a continuing partnership with you and hope that you will continue to partner with us in our commitment. Together, our dedication and motivation to support others is transforming lives and making a difference globally. Thank you again for your compassionate support. We wish you and your family Happy Thanksgivings.
Bonazah Community Team
Bonazah's Community Development of Africa, is a 501 (c)(3) 170 Public Charity. it is funded totally by donations of caring individuals, organizations, corporations, businesses, foundation grants, government grants and churches. We are asking you to make a tax-deductible donation in support of our $5000.00 dollars scholarship Campaign Goal for this academic year 2014/15. providing scholarship for underprivileged children. We hope we can count on you for a generous donation. If you are unable to donate personnally, perhaps you can call individuals in your personal or professional networks to get involved. If you are making a donation by check, please make it payable to: Bonazah Community Development of Africa and mail to: Post Office Box 917, Fort Drum, New York 13602. Direct any questions you may have to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 804-454-4444 or 1-877-998-6999.
Bonazah Community Development of Africa June-July 2014 Staff visit to Africa to evaluate the progress of it project Empowering Market Women entered its a New phase for the inaugural group of 15 market women in the Bamenda municipality, where 4 participants were awarded microloans for their businesses. The selection criteria were based on a number of factors, including: level of engagement in the training sessions, commitment to business development, and capital. This was particularly tough especially since all 15 market women were extremely committed and grateful for the opportunity to have participated in this venture.
Both the visiting and in-country staff met with the women at their local businesses at the Bamenda Food and main Markets in July 2014. Our primary goal was to determine by hearing from the women firsthand, whether the project was beneficial to them. They all enthusiastically expressed how much they had learned through the six week training, and one woman in particular said: "I never knew that I was supposed to pay myself through my business."
Our staff, Minette Ambe, Evalden Tembeik and Patience Ajoff-Foster spoke with each loan recipient individually, explaining the terms and conditions of the loan. We will continue to work with these women in collaboration with the Staff and Students from Bamenda University of Science and Technology to monitor their success. To that end, we will offer business advice and mentorship services to the four Awardee, mentor growth, and bridge the gap between these women and local banks and credit unions. This will continue to foster our primary goals to transition microfinance beneficiaries from the informal to the formal market sector and of measuring success by loan repayment rates in addition to an improvement in the quality of life loan recipients. While only four women were selected for the awards, all 15 women received certificates of completion from Bonazah Community Development of Africa, Inc., and will have the opportunity to apply for microloan through the organization Microfinance Loan Program.
Dear Bonazah Community Members, Sponsors and Friends, we are entering the final two weeks of this academic year. It is time to reflect on our achievement this past year and to give thanks to all those who supported our current programs include: The Sustainable Education Program and Education Assistance Program, The Back to School Program which provides material support such as school supplies, and The Teachers Hire Program. This program hires private teachers by working with local Parent Teacher Associations and rural councils to supplement the shortage of government funded teachers.
Special thanks and appreciation to all the teachers hired on this program as we come to the conclusion of this academic year. Additionally, our appreciation to all the sponsors who make this happen.
Way forward, we look ahead for the upcoming Africa Staff Officers Field Visit and Award presentation in July 2014 to participants of our program The Global Citizen Business and Education Program which focuses on women’s empowerment through economic development.
Picture of Bonazah Community Development of Africa, President & CEO Benjamen Azah on Humanitarian mission in South Korea with World Vision a Non-government Organization (NGO) which is based on Christian relief, development and advocacy organization which respects other religions and does not work on the premise of conversion. World Vision cooperates with leaders of different religions around the world and does not discriminate people against religion, culture, gender and race.
World Vision was founded in the ashes of Korean War. Dr. Bob Pierce, an American evangelist and war correspondent, saw a lot of children dying in the streets at the field of Korean War and determined to build a charity foundation to save them in 1950. Putting his conviction into practice, he opened a foundation in Portland, Oregon, U.S. and began fundraising with the help of churches. Dr. Pierce also started helping war orphaned children and widows of Korea. That was the first step World Vision took in its ministry. “Let my heart be broken by the things that break the heart of God.” The prayer of Dr. Bob Pierce became the base of World Vision’s spirit.
The place in the pictures is Beommul Community Center in Beommul-dong, Daegu. Beommul Community Center is one of world vision’s internal regional offices which is located in Yong-ji apartment complex. The CEO of Bonazah Community Development of Africa involvement supporting world vision mission in South Korea was very inspirational to the beneficiaries of the program. His leadership in humanitarian endeavors are paramount and I pray for Bonazah's Community Leadership Team that God will lead this great organization to lead the world in humanitarian assistance touching millions of life. Bonazah Community Development of Africa successes providing education services, health, medical service, after school classes for children, and Microfinance for women, this program focuses on women’s empowerment through economic development, and mentorship program.
Story by: EunHye Grace Eom, Social Welfare Department, Daegu University, South Korea.
Microfinance Training for Women
This in-progress-report is part of an agreement between Bonazah Community Development of Africa (BOCODA) and Bamenda University of Science and Technology (BUST) whose signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote ongoing education and research in Cameroonian youth; to enhance the understanding of economic development; foster global citizenship through business and education; development, implementation, and monitoring of microfinance schemes that will benefit the underserved; provide economic education to individuals with limited formal education.
Bonazah Community Development of Africa, a nonprofit organization provider of charitable giving and direct services in support of education and economic development, and the sponsor of the ongoing research, today announced the graduation of the first group of 15 women selected as participants in the research study. The participants were selected based on their family needs and potential to participate and graduate from the program, and be able to open and manage a small business that would enable them to sustain their family. All of the women are sole bread winner for their family. The families size range from 02 to 08 family members.
In addition to sponsoring the training, BOCODA Board of Directors will be reviewing the recipients family needs in order to determine the amount of support to provide via grants and interest free loans to the participants. The organization will provide charitable support throughout the three years of this research study as opportunities and funding become available. We will love for the opportunities to provide some kind of financial assistance to each of the women involved. These charitable programs will enable the recipient to better support their children on a daily basis. We are appealing for support with a tax-deductible donation on our website to support this initiative. For just $20.00 donation, you can help a family improve it life options.
Our Supporters are the ultimate guardian of our effort to support and uplift the Underprivileged population of today’s society. All over the developing nations, underprivileged-children, women and homeless are faced with the element and their hope for a better life depend on supporters like you. Join us in protecting their basic human right, freedom and hope by providing a better life for the underprivileged and the impoverished. It is not a coincident that donors succeeds in providing the life support systems deserving of selfless service in guarantee services for the needy. Many people today volunteers in many ways supporting organizations providing care and support for the impoverished people. This global issue is about our future and the care for our Brothers and Sisters. It’s about ensuring better life option for mankind, thus, preparing a better future for our children and grandchildren to enjoy the same liberties we treasure. Regardless of our profession, creeds, national origin or location on the planet, the good Samaritans spirits in us should be multiply to touch the life of thousands across the globe. Click Bonazah Community to support our program and for more information about Bonazah Community Development of Africa.
As the Christmas season approaches, there is always so much activity and personal business to attend to that it is easy to forget to thank our valued supporters, like you, for their supports. The holiday season offers us at Bonazah Community Development of Africa (BOCODA) a special opportunity to extend our personal thanks to our supporters, friends, family and our very best wishes for the
And so we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We consider you a good friend and extend our wishes for good health and good cheer to your family. It is people like you who make being a charitable organization such a pleasure all year long. Our organization is a source of pride to us and with supporters like you, we find going to work each day a rewarding experience. Thank you again for your compassionate support. We hope that you will continue to partner with us in our commitment to serve the underserved in the years ahead.
We tip our glasses to you.
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