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Back to School 2022: the realities of an inclusive School, CBC School Nkwen enrolls over 60 PWDs

By Bakah Derick The Cameroon Baptist Convention nursery and Primary School Nkwen has enrolled over 20 pupils living with disabilities for the 2022-2023 academic year. In a visit to experience an inclusive school on Wednesday 7 September 2022, the head teacher Vugah Gladys revealed to that the school enrolled 50 last year and with the current demand including those continuing from last year, the probability is high that close to 100 or more may be in school this academic year. An inclusive classroom with a child  To meet the needs of pupils with disabilities, the school has been constructed with accessibility facilities that meet their specific needs. Accessibility is guaranteed from the main entrance into school right to the classrooms. Ramps are visible directly opposite the staircases leading to the first floor of the buildings. The doors measure over a meter wide to ensure easy access into the classrooms with wheelchairs.  Access ways up and

Inclusive Development: SEEPD program launches Excellence Award for Councils

  By Bakah Derick  The Socio Economic  Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SEEPD) Program of the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services (CBCHS) has launched an award aimed at encouraging councils in their unilateral and collective efforts to foster inclusion in regional development.  Prof Tih Pius Muffih, Director of Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services CBCHS speaking at the launch.  The Council Excellence in Inclusion Award was launched on Friday 29 October 2021 in Bamenda with the objective to celebrate councils that have been outstanding in promoting disability inclusion in their municipalities as part of the fourth phase of the SEEPD program which focuses on "enhancing capacities and participation of Persons and disabilities: building  communities for everyone.  Speaking during the award launch, Prof Tih Plus Muffih, Director of CBCHS explained that the award seeks to make council services available to everyone and particularly persons