Alumni Spotlight – Freedom Mbun

Freedom Mbun was appointed as a United  Nations Junior Parliamentarian in Cameroon in 2017, after becoming a Jumpstart Academy Africa scholar. 

Since 2017, she has empowered over 800 children through her “One child, One Pencil” project. As a result of her work, she was nominated for the  National Outstanding Youth  Empowerment Leadership  Award 2019.

Freedom’s organization, “Equipping the Next Generation” was recently selected amongst thousands of applicants from the 10 regions in Cameroon to participate in a conference on Local Governance and Sustainable Development which was held from the 26th to the 29th of February 2020. The conference was organized by NewSETA founded by National Endowment for Democracy in Washington DC.

 

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