What is Better Cameroon?
Better Cameroon is an exclusive virtual program designed for Cameroonian youth under the high patronage of the First Lady, Mrs. Chantal Biya.
The online program offers a gateway to new opportunities both educational and professional through eight weeks of inspiring themed challenges, top speakers and community content available exclusively on the app.
Throughout the program you can win awards, listen to inspiring leaders, and develop key soft and hard skills.
Better Cameroon is designed to help you become a better you and make the world a bit better too.
Does it cost money?
No, the Better Cameroon program is completely free.
How long does the event run for?
The program runs from 8th March to 6th May 2022.
In addition, all those who participate in the program will also benefit from Goodwall’s current and future programs and activities, such as programs and weekly challenges.
What are the challenges?
There will be a total of four challenges throughout the eight-week program. The challenges will be focused on topics such as Women’s Empowerment, Career and Education, Entrepreneurship and Environment.
What are the prizes?
Each challenge offers a unique prize, which can range from monetary rewards to access to online courses to learn new skills that will give an immediate boost to your CV.
How are the winners selected? What are the criteria?
Winners will be shortlisted by the Goodwall Community Team and voted on by a jury.
How can I participate?
Start off by signing up for Goodwall online, or downloading the app (iOS and Android)! Once you are set up with your profile on Goodwall, all you have to do is share your response to a challenge in a maximum of three-minute video, photo, or text posted on your Goodwall profile, tagging the corresponding challenge hashtag and #BetterCameroon– simple as that!
Can I join at any point during the event?
Yes you are more than welcome to get involved at any point during the program and pick the challenges which resonate with you the most. However, we do recommend participating in the full program from the start in order to get the most benefit out of the program.
Where can I find more information about the partners of the program?
The Better Cameroon program was made possible under the high patronage of the First Lady Mrs. Chantal Biya. You can learn more about it here.
Who can participate?
All students and young professionals from Cameroon are welcome to participate!
I am not a student, can I still participate?
Absolutely! If you’re a young professional it’s important to ensure that when companies ask: ‘What did you do during this time? How did you better yourself? What skills did you acquire?’, the future you has the perfect response.
How will I receive my prize if I win?
If you are a lucky challenge winner our Goodwall Community Manager will be in touch to coordinate delivery of your prize
What is Goodwall?
Goodwall is a global community that levels the playing field for young people so anyone can connect and discover professional opportunities from scholarships to jobs. Goodwall is a mobile-first platform with over 2 million members in more than 150 countries, featuring over 5M jobs & opportunities, more than $1.5M in scholarships & awards and thousands of volunteer events. Goodwall helps Gen Z build a profile and network of like-minded people who they can share ideas with, showcase achievements and gain support, in order to reach their full potential and positively impact society.
Any questions left?
Feel free to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back you as soon as we can.