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Cecile Mengue

Meet the Cameroonian Immigrant & Entrepreneur Partnering with Corporations in the U.S. to Bring Access to Clean Drinking Water to Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Cecile Mengue knows what it feels like to thirst for clean water and struggle to get it. Growing up in Cameroon, accessing clean drinking water was always an issue. After moving to the U.S. at 13 years old, all of her problems with accessing clean water went away. She had forgotten her about her struggles in Cameroon until she went back to visit as an adult. This visit prompted her to do something about it. After working as a Marketing & Public Relations Analyst for the African Chamber of Commerce and being exposed to various opportunities in Africa, Cecile realized there was ample opportunity in her home country of Cameroon and Sub-Saharan Africa to improve access to clean drinking water. This is how Go blue for clean water cameroon was born.

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