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Orange Cameroun offers a “digital house” to Yaoundé fresh produce retailers

Orange Cameroun offers a “digital house” to Yaoundé fresh produce retailers
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(Business in Cameroon) - Through its Foundation, the mobile telephony company Orange Cameroun just inaugurated in the Nsam neighbourhood in Yaoundé, the capital of the country, the first of 10 “digital houses” this enterprise is planning to equip in Cameroon, as part of the 2nd phase of its programme for the implementation of digital infrastructure throughout the country.

This 6th digital house equipped by the Orange Foundation, after the first five set up in the framework of the first phase (Yaoundé, Douala, Kumba, Sangmélima and Bamenda), was done for the benefit of the “Bayam-Selam” Women’s Association of Mfoundi (Asby), the local name for fresh produce sellers in Cameroon.

For Orange, this program consists in setting up in the Women and Family Promotion Centres implanted in the different regions of the country by the Ministry, fully equipped digital rooms, to promote digital inclusion of women, to promote their integration into the working environment and develop their income-generating activity. This, through basic entrepreneurship training modules using digital tools”, explained Elisabeth Medou Badang, Chairperson of the Orange Foundation Board and Managing Director of Orange Cameroun.

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