Cameroon buyam sellams want to prove many Cameroonians wrong with the popular perception that, they are insolent and primitive after the leadership seminar which aims at empowering them.

Cameroon buyam sellams want to prove many Cameroonians wrong with the popular perception that, they are insolent and primitive after the leadership seminar which aims at empowering them.

Market women or buyam sellams are often perceived by many as a bunch of insolent and primitive people even though they play a key role in the provision of food to millions in the country, will in the nearest future change this bad image.

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They are undergoing a training in Yaounde to better empower themselves in their everyday activities. “We have come today to learn how to keep our money because we are business women, then leadership because they always say women who are buyam sellams are too stupid, foolish and are abusive. We are doing our trainings now to write our projects”. North West Regional Coordinator of Buyam Sellams Arthy Grace Tumaza i states the raison d’etre of their being in Yaounde.

The buyam sellams are being drilled in diverse areas. As Cameroon News Today- CNT gathered from one of the trainers Kapdem Louis Marie, the training is all about the empowerment of men and women of ASBI, leadership and what it is all about. The second one is to give them some tools of lobbying and advocacy, how to submit their proposals to the authorities and how to deal with administrative authorities.

The buyam sellams are also using the occasion to extend their motiom of support to the present of the Republic Paul Biya, promosing him their undivided support in the upcoming elections.


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