The problem of disability is a complicated dilemma to Africa, known for the value it attaches to procreation. The ability to bear children is a blessing from God or the gods and an assurance of continued lineage, especially if one is lucky enough to bring forth male offspring.
By Vivian Maku
Empowerment and Disability Inclusive Development (EDID) Program Manager, Mrs. Agho Glory has called on all relevant stakeholders in the East, North and Far North Regions of Cameroon to put their hands-on deck to put an end to the exclusion of
Matakon is a dynamic 17-year old boy in Moudawa, a hard to reach locality in Mouda, a subdivision in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Matakon has a mobility impairment, which he sustained from a fire incident in 2014.
Since the Empowerment and Disability Inclusive Development (EDID) program was created in 2014, the CBC Health Services as a Strategic Partner Organisation of the Dutch-based Liliane Foundation has worked with partner organizations in eight regions of the country to enable children and youths with disabilities from 0-25 years