Cameroonian born Monique Ntumngia wins prize for promoting renewable energy

Monique Ntumngia

Monique Ntumngia

Young Cameroonian lawyer aged 27, Monique Ntumngia has just won the first prize in the competition “Green Girls Monafrick Energy”, organised on 17 August 2017 in Kigali, the Rwandan capital. Received after her prize by the Minister of SMEs, Laurent Serge Etoundi Ngoa, the enthusiast of renewable energies expressed the wish to see the Cameroonian government set up an incubator in the renewable energy sector.

Monique Ntumngia has been rewarded for her “Green Girls Project”, which, through a NGO with the same name, enables the training of young girls in the production of biogas from bio-digesters and vegetable or animal organic matter. “Green Girls Project” launched in August 2016, benefited  from financial support from the American State Department, through its African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program, which is used to promote female entrepreneurship.

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