Yenjong Rita - Working Widows

Buritabeads empowers unprivileged widows – Working Widows

Date grant awarded: June 30, 2018

Working Widows is a project conceived by Yenjong Rita the CEO of Buritabeads, to provide vocational training to unprivileged widows in Bamenda between the ages of 18 and 40 years old. Hundreds of widows in Cameroon suffer due to high levels of joblessness and poverty after their husbands die, who are often the de factor breadwinners.

The TPP grants shall assist Buritabeads to support beneficiaries to engage in the production/sale of beaded products and coconut oil products as a means of fighting poverty.