National Organization for Manyu Advancement (NOMA) Convenes in Houston to Change Lives through Technology
Diaspora of Manyu, Cameroonians and well wishers for the development of Manyu Division in Cameroon to participate in NOMA 2014 Annual Convention in July 25 -- July 27.
As Cameroonians in diaspora, and well-wishers from around the US meet in Houston, TX in July 25 and 26th, 2014 at the Hotel Preet (11050 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074), for the NOMA Changing Lives Through Technology Convention, their goal will be to teach/learn, network, workshop and raise funds to equip the NOMA Center into an ultra- modern technology. To enable the center to operate and function to its full capacity; integrate technology in the life of an average resident of Mamfe in particular and Manyu Division in general.
Foreseeing the importance and dependence of modern societies on technology, the Board of Director of NOMA USA voted and established the NOMA Community Center (NOMA-Center). The Center located in Mamfe, Manyu-Division Cameroon, is a modern structure completed in mid-2013 and is currently equipped with business center. The NOMA Center is an anchor project of NOMA-USA. The objective and goal of building the center as vision by the NOMA-USA members, is that of a technology center, a hub for long distance learning, medical diagnosis and consultation, among medical personnel in Mamfe other son/daughter of Cameroonians practicing the same field in diaspora.
Manyu is a division of Southwest Region of Cameroon.
Administratively, it is divided into 4 sub-divisions namely, Mamfe central, Akwaya, Upper Bayang and Eyumojock. Manyu Division covers an area of 9,565 kmē larger than the state of Delaware (6,452 kmē). 100,000 of 177,389 as the 2001 census live Mamfe the capital city. There less than five computer science teachers/technicians in the four government secondary/high schools with a combined student population of approximately 4,500. People who own personal computers can fill only a regular church pew. Life serving medical equipment such as defibrillators and dialysis machines are a luxury reserve only for those who can afford to travel the 137.8 mile (222km), (3h 12 minute by private vehicles) to Shisong hospital, Kumbo, the closest city in Southern Cameroon equipped with such technology.
NOMA-USA is a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in Cameroon. In the USA, NOMA is a non-profit organization with 501(c) (3) status granted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. For more information on NOMA, please go to www.nomamanyu.org. Changing Live through Technology the vision continues.
The National Organization for Manyu Adva
Joseph Nchor, Chapter Administrator
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