LOCATION

Cameroun
Yaoundé, Douala, Bafoussam, Kribi, Garoua

LOCAL PARTNER

Cameroon Enterprises Development (CED) since 2006.

PROJECT LAUNCH

1998

This training doesn’t only teach us that we are business owners who didn’t yet know how to fulfil that role properly, but also gives us hope in our businesses in a region that represents a big development potential for the whole country.

Mrs MOYO

Beneficiary of the Basic Management Training in the Management Services Centre of Garoua, she has a small shop in the Yelwa market.

Support for small enterprises in Cameroon

Cameroon is the first country to the Support for Small Enterprises program. The activities are now deployed in five centers allowing a network to be created in the country in order to reach entrepreneurs in all regions.

2017 helped to reinforce the monitoring and performance process implemented in the Entrepreneurs Clubs. The focus was also placed on new services, such as awareness-raising about entrepreneurship in senior schools.

2017 results:

  • 516 entrepreneurs participated in the Basic Management Training or the Start-Up Training.is.

The Management and Service Center (MSC) celebrates its 15th anniversary and the 100th Basic Management Training (BMT).

In 2018, Cameroun Entreprises Développement (CED) celebrated its 100th Business Management Training and the 15 years anniversary of the Douala Business Development Center, a pilot center for its activities to support small entrepreneurs.

After 15 years, CED has achieved very significant objectives in Douala:

  • 1153 people trained and accompanied
  • 342 women trained
  • 5 training sessions on setting up a Business Plan for 60 people since 2015
  • 16 specialized training sessions in Management, Marketing, Accounting and Computer Skills, with 143 business leaders trained since the launch in 2008

Support to small enterprises in Cameroon – © 2011 (French video)