NKAFU POLICY INSTITUTE

NKAFU POLICY INSTITUTE

Yaounde, Cameroon

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ABOUT

The mission of the Nkafu Policy Institute is to catalyze the economic transformation of African countries based on social entrepreneurship, science and technology, health, and the implementation of development policies which will create economic opportunities for all.

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CONNECTING, EMPOWERING SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN CAMEROON

In Cameroon, there is a core belief that the government is, and should be, the number one generator of jobs. This creates many challenges for the almost non-existent private sector, which currently makes up less than 6 percent of the working population. The Nkafu Policy Institute, an Atlas Network partner in Cameroon, is committ...

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BUILDING COMMUNITY IN CAMEROON’S INFORMAL JOB SECTOR

In Cameroon, the tax rate is so high and bureaucracy and corruption are so rampant that over 70 percent of small businesses operate in the informal sector. According to the World Bank’s Doing Business Report, the few small businesses that are formally recognized by Cameroon lose approximately 57 percent of their profits to taxes...

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