Meet Zoe Health Foundation, the winner of the 2020 edition of the Cameroon Heroes Award, in the category of Impact Health Organization of the year. Founded by Benise Anjangha, Zoe Health Foundation is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization.
Benise Anjangha started by caring for Internally Displaced Individuals in their camps and on the streets and later decided to start a foundation in other to care for the sick and underprivileged. She is passionate about holistic healthcare, public health and caring for the poor and needy. Zoe Health Foundation concentrates on three Sustainable Development Goals that is good Health, Quality Education and Gender Equality. In 2020, they executed over 30 projects in four Regions of Cameroon impacting more than 15,000 Cameroonians. Some of the projects include health campaigns, inspirational talks in schools, and marathons for youths and online conferences for capacity building. Their online project ‘Phenomenal Women’ was attended by more than 10 million women across the world.
Zoe Health Foundation was the winner for the Cameroon Heroes Award because of the impact of their work in promoting community health awareness and others. All nominees had a 40% votes from the general public, 50% votes from the commission of independent judges and 10% votes from GAICAM. The judges which constituted 50% of the vote had to carry out their background checks and private reviews in order to independently pass their judgment to whether the candidate deserve the award or not. Zoe Health Foundation had a 16% vote from our independent commission of judges, a 19.61% vote from the general public and a 4% vote from the GAICAM board. Making a total vote of 39.61% final results with the runner up having 25.73% which made the organization the winner of the said category.
Congratulations once again Zoe Health Foundation for your hard work and impact. Your works in promoting community health awareness and others have save many lives and greatly contributed in the growth and development of your target communities. You have been an inspiration to many youths and Cameroon at large. This has made you our Hero of the year.