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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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Project Achievements of the KUMBO COUNCIL:
Liberalization Policy

In a bid to liberalize its services, thereby creating employment, the Kumbo Council, under the auspices of Mayor Njong Fonyuy Donatus has contracted some of its parks to the SEADZEM CIG company, represented by its General Manager, Mr. Lukong Pius. By this contract, the Kumbo

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Town Renovations

Road Infrastructure: This was the principal plight of the people.  Because the council coffers were red, the council adopted a participatory approach to solve this problem. The administration, traditional authorities, the churches, and the entire population put hands together. There was

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Council Facilities

Renovation of Offices: There was need to renovate and refurnish the Council offices.  The abandoned alkali court building has been transformed to offices for the Deputy Mayors. The residence for the Municipal Treasurer was also renovated. The Kumbo Council building and premises have been

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Kumbo Mutual Health

The Kumbo Council has instituted a Mutual Solidarity Health Organization called the Kumbo Mutual Health Organization that assists members to get quality health care.  The project went operational in November 2004, with all administrative organs functioning. It takes care of 75% of members’

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Gender Activities

Kumbo Business Women’s Savings and Credit Cooperative - KUBWOSCCO: With the assistance of the International Labour Organization, the Kumbo Business Women’s Savings and Credit Cooperative has been launched. This is aimed at helping women have access to finances. The cooperative

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New Markets & Parks

New Markets: Given the importance of the Mbveh market to income generation, the attention of the council was geared towards its rehabilitation.  The six entrances into this market have been replaced, with fortified iron gates. The slaughter slap was also

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Butchery & Fish Pond

In a bid to eradicate extreme hunger, improve environmental sustainability, and increase council revenue, the Kumbo Council, in the elaboration of its Five-year Strategic Development Plan, 2002 - 2007, decided to construct a modern butchery worthy of an urban municipality. It is within this framework

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Youth Employment

Every summer holidays, since 1996, the council has been employing at least 100 students and pupils for two months each holiday.  At the end, they are paid some wages, which help them obtain school requirements for the new academic year. Because of this, more children now attend school in the

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