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Elite Donate Didactic Materials To Schools 

By Coretta Penn Achu

Pupils of Government Primary School Baho, Upper Plateaux Division of the West Region, have received a consignment of didactic materials from the Association, Aide aux Enfants de Baho Cameroun, AEBC.

The gifts include: exercise and text books, pens, pencils, rulers and other scholstic materials.
The President of the association, Princess Regina Cassaguet Djimbissi, while representing members of the association in Paris, said the gesture was part of her responsibility as queen mother to cater for the needs of her subjects and children of the village.

Princess Djimbissi stated that the association is geared toward ameliorating the lives of the Baho children.
Meanwhile, the President of AEBC branch in Cameroon, Paul William Chedom, revealed that the association intends to donate 20 computers to the same school by November 2009.

He said they are in the process of building a multimedia hall, classrooms and to renovate the existing ones.
We also planned to install electricity and potable water and provide benches, chairs and tables for the staff room.

For his part, the Headmaster of the school, Zebaze Pierre, lauded the efforts of the ‘daughter of the soil’ and the AEBC.
“I am very pleased by this gesture. This is not the first time the princess is extending her largess to us. We are proud of her,” the Headmaster said.
He however encouraged his pupils to work even harder for better things to come.

The same spirit of gift donation was also felt in Bapa, Batie, as US-based Bapa elite, Dr. Simo Ernest, launched a scholarship scheme for the five best students at the 2008/2009 BACC exam of the village.
The students would to receive cash prizes ranging from FCFA 20.000 to FCFA 100.000.

It is worthy of note that Dr. Simo is the lone Cameroonian to has ever worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, USA.

He has made important contributions in the domains of the Very Small Aperture Terminals-VSAT, which is applied to satellite systems and also the Code Division Multiple Access-CDMA, applied to cellular systems and finally, Information and Telecommunications sciences. 

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