Young Women Water Action Team (YWWAT)
Women suffer me when a community lacks clean/safe water and adequate sanitation. When can therefore act as a positive agent fro change instead of hopeless victims. Many women and girl in development countries have lost useful time searching to water for household use.
Ms Elizabeth Fende Midiki Atang is a 21 year old Cameroonian. She has been involved in water awareness at the very tender age of 5 while growing up with her grandmother in Limbe Cameroon. As a student in Cameroon College of Arts and Science and Technology (CCAST) Bambili she also faced many problems searching for water.
She has taking part in several international event such as the Volvo Young Environmentalist Program and was the leader of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) National Winner from Cameroon to participate in the World Water Week in Stockholm Sweden, August 2005.
After staying in Europe for 2 years, she is back in Africa to raise awareness about involving young women as agent of change for water and climate change issues in africa.