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Kumbo Council Staff/EXCO Drilled on Child Protection Issues

Kumbo Council Staff/EXCO Drilled on Child Protection Issues

Holding against the backdrop of Kumbo Council’s partnership with the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services (CBCHS) the main objective of this workshop was for participants to gain knowledge on the various dispositions available and also to take concrete actions to protect children. In attendance were eighty (80) staff members of...
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Kumbo Council strengthens Cooperation ties with Lacrosse-Wisconsin

Kumbo Council strengthens Cooperation ties with Lacrosse-Wisconsin

A delegation of seven made up of the following persons:1) Sara Sullivan - Former City of La Crosse Council Member and Official Representative of La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat2) Nickijo Hager- Vice President of Mission and Organizational Learning, Mayo Clinic - Franciscan3) Sister Helen Elsbernd - Vice President, Franciscan Sisters...
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Kumbo Council KOICA Partnership

Kumbo Council KOICA Partnership

Within the framework of the partnership between Kumbo Council and the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), a workshop on Rural Development was organized to sensitize participants on the training opportunities available in Korea and to design and provide comprehensive training programs which take cognizance of local realities for the next...
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Kumbo Council Seeks ways to curb mental illnesses

In collaboration with the Family Care Center of the Banso Baptist Hospital that treats people with mental, neurological and substance use disorders, Kumbo Council held a workshop titled ‘’No Health Without Mental Health’’. The objective of this workshop was to develop the capacity of community members to ensure sustainable mental...
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CBM's Working Visit to Kumbo Council

This visit was in line the memorandum of understanding the Kumbo Council signed with the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services in 2015. The MOU has as main objective to promote inclusive development, making sure that persons with disability involved in all project stages. The CBM team therefore came to evaluate...
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Mayor's Cup, a pathway to peace and unity

The 11th edition of the Kumbo Council Mayor’s Cup Competition final was played 18th December 2016. This is an annual sports event organized by the Kumbo Council since 2006 to encourage youths and to expose their sporting talents in games such football, handball and basketball.The Football Final was played between...
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12th Edition of Mayor’s Day

As tradition demands, Kumbo Council commemorated the 12th edition of Mayor’s Day on 20th and 21st April 2017. Unlike previous edition, it was a two day event beginning on day one with a visit at the Kumbo Principal Prison where the over 129 inmates received basic needs and a grinding...
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Plans for 2017 x-rayed  during Budget Session

Plans for 2017 x-rayed during Budget Session

Kumbo Council on Thursday, December 1, 2016, voted a budget balanced in income and expenditure at the sum of FCFA 896,295,752, in an ordinary Council session. In comparison to last year’s budget, there is an increase of 11.3% worth FCFA 91.467.150 in absolute terms. This projected increase is because rigorous revenue...
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Kumbo Council Wins FEICOM Award Again

Kumbo Council Wins FEICOM Award Again

Kumbo Council again emerged victorious at the Special Council Support Fund for Mutual Assistance, FEICOM, and National Award for Councils’ Local Development Best Practices. She won the second edition for the Regional Prize for Northwest Region launched in partnership with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, worth FCFA 2...
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Kumbo Council's Excellence Awards

Kumbo Council's Excellence Awards

Forty (40) public and lay private schools in Kumbo each received a prize of excellence from the Kumbo Council for their performances during the end of course examinations in the 2015/2016 academic year. This initiative came into being some five years ago to encourage schools that perform extremely well by...
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Kids Corner of Kumbo Public Library

Kids Corner of Kumbo Public Library

The Kumbo Council Bernard Fonlon Information Centre; the Kumbo Public Library. Nowadays, many people think that libraries are a thing of the past due to the digital revolution and the rise of a gadget captivated society, thus the role of libraries is being undervalued especially by youths. That...
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Kumbo Council receives FEICOM Award

Kumbo Council has emerged best in the North West Region as one of the 13 winners out of the 360 Councils in Cameroon that participated in the Council Excellence Award aimed at strengthening local governance, supported by the Special Council Support Fund for Mutual Assistance (FEICOM) known as the FEICOM National Award for Local Development Best Practices, which was launched at a special ceremony 2 March 2011 by senior UN-HABITAT and government officials.

 

This was revealed in a prize award ceremony at the Hilton Hotel, Yaoundé on Friday February 16th 2012. The Award which was in its first edition aimed promoting best practices approach by disseminating the best local development initiatives, in line with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Growth and Employment Strategy Paper (GESP). More specifically, the Award had 4 objectives:

  1. Identifying and analyzing innovative practices or practices which have had tangible impact on improving the living environment;
  2. Rewarding the best achievements;
  3. Enhancing and disseminating the winning practices;
  4. Monitoring and assessing the efficiency of the winning practices.

Expected from the implementation of this project were, inter alia, the following results: adoption of local development best practices, enhancement of local governance, replication of best practices in Councils and City Councils, strengthening of inter-council links, setting up of an interface between Local Authorities, Universities and the Private Sector to promote sustainable local development and enhance the advancement of the Cameroonian council institution in the international arena.

The periodicity of the Award is two years and participation was open to Councils, City Councils and Groupings of Councils. It included the following categories: revenue collection, management of facilities and infrastructures, local governance and sustainable development. The main selection criteria were: impact, local participation, sustainability and transferability.

Kumbo Council submitted 3 projects; namely: "Improved Water Management: Kumbo Water Supply, Kumbo Council”, “One Child-One Tree Project of the Kumbo Municipality” and "the Heavy Road Equipment Project of the Kumbo Council”, which were shortlisted and finally won a prize for the One Child One Tree Project, thus emerging the best for the Northwest Region and the only Council to have won from the Region.

 

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