Cameroon – Youth from Unemployed to Entrepreneurs

The Jesuits of West Africa faced with the emergence of uneducated and unemployed youth in Cameroon, thought of a project that would teach young people how to breed fish and sell it. In Africa, school dropout is a significant problem. On the continent, over three million students fail to reach the minimum level of school education. In Cameroon, 70% of girls are illiterate. This phenomenon is particularly visible in the northern regions, where it affects over one million girls between the ages of 10 and 19, which represents 31.9% of all girls in the region. The Jesuits have decided to respond to the problem through an entrepreneurial initiative. This is how fish breeding was born. Read more…