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Rural Women Center for Education and Development

managed by RuWCED C.

About us

RuWCED is a not- for – profit grass root organization that works to promote the health, education, livelihoods and human rights of rural women and children. We work in collaboration with community based women groups, traditional councils and schools. We also explore and extend the relationship between resources, women’s health and women’s human rights in a bit to promote a humanistic vision of bodily integrity and well-being,
We are primarily dedicated to service provision, advocacy, research and networking. Responding to the needs of women, orphans and vulnerable children through: women’s health protection and promotion, HIV/ADS awareness, care, treatment and de-stigmatizing initiatives, discouraging Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) and child marriages, keeping girls in school, providing psycho-social support to children with difficult learning conditions, improving livelihoods security through farm and non-farm economic activities as well as reinforcing community initiated responses that aim to meet similar needs. We also provide child sponsorship especially to children who lost their mothers from maternal mortality or HIV/AIDS.

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  RuWCED C.  19 June 2015 at 09:42 AM

The value of safe delivery always never seems important until the pinch of sudden death snatches a loved one from you in the delivery room. Think about this and the fact that, that orphaned baby will NEVER know what it means for MOM to HUG him/her and say “ I LOVE YOU!"

In solidarity with young orphans whose mothers fought so hard, but, maternal mortality challenged their human strength, we are asking families, friends and people who know about needy maternal orphans within Ngoketunjia Division-Cameroon to apply for our educational sponsorship program.


-Orphans whose mothers passed on when giving birth to them or soon after giving birth to them.
-Orphans residing within Ngoketunjia Division and do not have any means of attending school.
- Orphans seeking to attend primary school, or, female orphans who are unable to attend secondary school.

Application should include:
- Name, age and residence of the orphan
- One page summary of the story behind the death of his/her mother
- A listing of the school needs and costs in order of preference
- A note on your relationship to the orphan, including your contact details.

Submission of applications.
All documents should be put in one word/pdf document and sent to or

Deadline is 31st of July 2015.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis!

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