The Launching ceremony of the 3rd Edition GAICAM Annual Leadership and Entrepreneurial Fellowship 2018 took place on Wednesday 25th of April 2018 at the GAICAM Head Office, Chief Street Entrance Bomaka – Buea; and chaired by the Project Director, Mr. SINJOH Armstrong.
Unlike before, the 2018 GAICAM Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurial Fellowship was officially launched for the first time since its inception in the year 2016. The launching ceremony had in attendance, Invitees such as Chief Executive Officers, Managers, Volunteers, Potential Applicants and Representatives from Public and Private Organizations who were all invited to take part on the launching ceremony.
The occasion started with a served breakfast to all invited personalities present, made up of coffee/tea and some snacks. Closely was followed was a networking session, where each participants had to get to know and network with others guest present.
The Launching Proper began at 10:30am, with a word of Prayer, followed by the singing of the national anthem, and then presentations by the Project Director of GAICAM, Mr SINJOH Armstrong Yeasi. The Presentations started with a brief view of the entire of the vision of the organization, its vision, mission, objectives, projects, services and then its impact. Next was a detailed presentation of the Annual Leadership and Entrepreneurial Fellowship, its core purpose, objectives, impacts/Expected Outcomes, Period of Fellowship, Featured Partners/Sponsors over the past Fellowships, as well as a vivid explanation of the prospective Evaluation Techniques of the Success and Achievements of the fellowship to the Potential Partners/Sponsors. In addition, the registration Modalities was demonstrated Live for Potential Applicants to actually see to ease their Registrations. Finally, the presenter also make known to participants the uniqueness of this year;s fellowship, especially as it will be bringing together 100 dynamic young leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs from across the 100 regions of Cameroon.
Questions from Invitees were welcomed thereafter. The Questions were entertained with satisfactory responses following clarifications and Live demonstrations. This phase slipped to listen to the brilliant word of appreciation while throwing more lights to the Fellowship, from the Executive Director of GAICAM, Mr.Taminang Search. In brief, He did thank everyone present, reiterated on the Previous Fellowship Impact in the Lives of Many young Cameroonians. While He cited a few amongst others, he ended by expressing his willingness to extend a hand of Fellowship to all potential Partners/Sponsors who may wish to partner with the Fellowship. Next was the Chief Executive Officer of YAPCEC ( Youths Advocate for Peace and Community Empowerment Cameroon), who also doubles as the National Youth Delegate to Common Wealth Mr Bechum Samuel; who appreciated the Initiative and called on Youths to register massively while assuring His subsequent support in the days ahead.
Another appraisal came from the representative of the Multi-Purpose Youth Empowerment Center (MINJEC) Buea, who on behalf of the Centre, reassured GAICAM of their full involvement in collaboration, especially in the areas of mobilization, taking into consideration the memorandum of understanding that the both institutions signed last year.
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