Our Mission

A.W.E.C The place where Women Discover the Value to make Impact...

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    1. Promote Entrepreneurship among Women

    The Association for Women Empowerment Cameroon (AWEC) to totally engaged in assisting women join the economic mainstream so that they can actively participate in the sustainable development of the community

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    2. Enhancing the Status of Women

    The Association for Women Empowerment Cameroon (AWEC) also aim to enhance the status of women in the society, by creating a culture of entrepreneurship amongst women, both in Rural and Urban area.

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    3. Develop successful models of Entrepreneurship

    A.W.E.C seeks to be the driving force for not only business through initiative women empowerment, but to also be a good example, develop successful models of entrepreneurship for emulation world-wide.

Women entrepreneurs in Ethiopia lead the way from poverty to empowerment

or Kebela Gure, 30-year-old mother of five from the Adamitulu District in the Oromia region of Ethiopia, a good education for her children and an improved family income were the priorities. Today, she is on her way to accomplishing both these goals. She lives with her family in the village of Anano Sheso, where her children can access elementary school. What’s more, she has already purchased materials to build her dream home in the nearby town, where her children [...]

9 Terrible Instances Of Sexism At Work I Have Personally Encountered. Share Yours!

Sexism at work is not a ‘rare’ instance. Check how many of these situations you have encountered and share your stories in the comments below! Women face sexism everywhere, the worst is at work. As an IT professional with more than 13 years under my belt, I have seen instances ranging from subtle to terrible – where the professional capability of a woman was not utilized fully due to sexism. The few instances I have encountered personally are recounted below. Women are [...]

Reinvent Our Careers! Is It Possible? #WomenOnTheMove

Is it possible to reinvent our careers, follow our passions and love what we do? We tried to find the answers in our weekly Twitter chat for #WomenOnTheMove Do you feel that you aren’t doing what you want to do? Does the start of your work-week trigger overwhelming feelings of anxiety, sadness, or stress and you lack the passion and motivation on Monday morning? Well, if you’re nodding affirmatively, then you might be stuck in the wrong job. So what do we do now? [...]