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YOUTH HERITAGE-EDUCATION-LEADERSHIP

Welcome to the IWDIMAA Program for Youth!

Empowering Excellence, Nurturing Roots! 

At the Cameroonian Association of Edmonton (CAE), we believe that the prosperity of any community hinges upon the cultivation of excellence in its youth. With this core principle in mind, we proudly introduce the IWDIMAA program – a name derived from "my roots" in Foulbe, the most widely spoken language in North Cameroon. IWDIMAA is not just a program; it's a commitment to promoting excellence, preserving our cultural heritage, and equipping our youngest members for a brighter future.

Our Mission:

Cultivating Excellence: Excellence doesn't just happen; it's nurtured. We've made it our mission to provide the tools, knowledge, and support necessary for our youth to excel in all aspects of life.

Preserving Heritage: Our roots are our strength. IWDIMAA is dedicated to preserving the rich cultural heritage of our community, ensuring that traditions, languages, and customs are passed down to future generations.

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What IWDIMAA Offers:

1.Education: 

  • Tutoring: We provide academic support to ensure that our youth excel in their studies. Our tutoring program is designed to help them reach their full potential.

  • Financial literacy: We instill an entrepreneurial mindset, teaching the principles of wealth creation and business acumen. We believe that financial empowerment is key to a prosperous future.

2.Sports & Culture: Every child has unique talents waiting to be discovered. IWDIMAA fosters the development of sports, artistic abilities, linguistic skills, and culinary talents. We believe that nurturing these talents not only enriches their lives but also strengthens our cultural identity.

3.Leisure: Life is about balance. IWDIMAA offers opportunities for travel, discovery, and memorable summer camps. We believe that these experiences are essential for personal growth and broadening horizons.

4.Future-Oriented: The economic landscape is constantly evolving. IWDIMAA is committed to guiding our youth in their academic and professional journeys. We help them explore promising sectors of the future, such as new energies and technologies, ensuring they are well-positioned for success.

 

5.Digital Awareness: In an era of smartphones and social networks, we recognize the importance of responsible digital citizenship. IWDIMAA raises awareness among youth about the potential dangers of social networks while also promoting the positive use of smart devices and the internet.

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Acknowledgments:

We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Mandla Foundation for their invaluable support in making IWDIMAA a reality. We also extend an open invitation to mentors and sponsors who share our vision to join us in this noble endeavor.

Join Us in Shaping the Future:

At CAE, we believe that our youth are not just the future; they are the present. The IWDIMAA program is a testament to our commitment to their growth, development, and empowerment.

As we embark on this journey of excellence and cultural preservation, we invite you to join us. Together, we can equip our youth with the skills, knowledge, and values they need to thrive in an ever-changing world, all while celebrating and preserving the beautiful tapestry of our cultural heritage.

Prosperity begins with excellence, and excellence begins with IWDIMAA.

Join us in nurturing excellence, preserving heritage, and shaping the future.

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