Cameroon Heroes Award is an annual Impact Award ceremony organized and spearheaded by GAICAM and partners to; Identify, Recognize, Encourage, Promote and Honor remarkable individuals and corporate structures who are championing extraordinary initiatives in their communities, which have significantly contributed to the social, economic, and cultural development of their communities and  Cameroon at large. It is designed to share the untold stories of these remarkable individuals and corporate entities, while projecting how they are giving back and changing lives in their communities towards national growth and development.

The Cameroon Heroes award is one of GAICAM’s impact projects that was conceived in early 2018 and only got materialized in 2019. On Saturday the 18th of January 2020, GAICAM organized and brought together 106 nominees for its impact award program at the Cameroon Cultural Center Yaoundé, in partnership with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Civic Education, Ministry of Territorial Administration, Ministry of Arts and Culture, TENSO, Kilimanjaro Systems, AFA Design, and others.

The preoccupation of this award ceremony was to recognize, encourage, promote and honor remarkable individuals and institutions who are engaged in activities that create outstanding impact in the lives of Cameroonians, contributing to the growth and development of the nation, and to awaken national consciousness and the spirit of patriotism amongst Cameroonians, boosting their contribution to national growth and development and inspiring others to engage in productive, innovative and creativity initiatives.

The 2019 Cameroon Heroes Award was officially lunched on the 1st of September 2019. Nominations started on the 1st of October followed by voting in all 37 categories. In addition to the awards, 10 Cameroon Heroes of Valor who were not nominated were carefully handpicked by the award organizing board and awarded for the impact they are creating  

The next edition will even be more impactful and rewarding, and more categories will be added to the already identified 37 categories.

For more information and insight on Cameroon Hero’s impact award 2019, read the complete annual report HERE

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