Ms. Gertrude is a mother of two and a strong believer in the power of education as a means to community and self-development, empowerment and a critical element in the global fight for equality. Her passion and commitment to find a solution to the many challenges facing students currently enrolled in schools in Dikome Balue stems from first-hand experiences as a graduate of the primary school system in the municipality.
Ms. Ngoe is fluent in English and French, having completed her secondary and high school education in Cameroon and became the 1st female of Dikome Balue to graduate from the state-run University of Yaoundé with a BA degree in English Literature. She completed a 2nd BA degree in Sociology from Auburn University, where she is currently pursuing a Master’s of Health Administration.
Mr. Jackson Nanje is an independent thinker, community builder and a proven champion of lifting impoverished, disenfranchised and less fortunate communities seeking to improve their circumstances through education, self-reliance and development projects. Mr. Nanje is a pioneer in start-up and continuous development projects in rural and urban areas, especially in West Africa. To this end he has contributed, and continues to invest his spare time away from his family to lead, support, and serve as a consultant on multiple cultural, alumni and social groups, NGOs and other charitable organizations aiming to revitalize struggling communities.
His leadership towards development includes being the Founder of Oroko Cultural Association in Georgia, Founding President of DIDECO Int’l, Founder Oroko Development Foundation, Inc., Vice President of Cameroon Students’ Association, Georgia, Public Relations Officer Oroko Cultural Association-USA, Education, Publicity and Communication Officer of CPDM-USA, Chairman of the Ethics Committee of Atlanta Veterans FC, member of the Constitution committee of several organizations, Board Member DIDECO Int’l, Vice President of Nyasoso Ex-Students’ Association in the Diaspora.
Mr. Nanje holds a B.Sc. in Forensic Science from Jacksonville State University, Alabama and is a passionate blogger. He manages the blog, Nanje School of Creative Thinking at www.nanjecreativethinking.blogspot.com.