Western union awards winners.

Author:Rosenberg, Anna
Position:AFRICAN BANKER'S WORLD
 
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Educating young orphans in Cameroon, giving HIV/Aids sufferers in Ethiopia a voice, singing to deeounce the mutilation of young girls in Niger and lighting a village from the fruit of a small bush--these were the inspiring stories to emerge from the Initiative Africa Awards 2007, sponsored by Western Union, perhaps the world's best known remittance service provider, and People TV. During a special edition of the televised magazine, Initiative Africa--broadcast between the 24th and 26th December by 43 channels in Africa, six in Europe and one in the US--a prestigious jury of development experts chose the winners of the 2007 competition. The Grand Prize was awarded to Mama Nomo Messina, president of the Main dans la Main Association based in Douala, Cameroon. It runs the Romulus and Rema Centre...

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