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A2Empowerment is a non-profit company dedicated to empowering women through education. Since its founding in 2008, the company has awarded over 1,200 educational scholarships to young women in Cameroon. Recipients are chosen based on need and merit, with a priority placed on selecting girls in the later years of high school when they are at a higher risk of dropping out. This year approximately $75 USD will cover tuition, fees and books for a year of school. All company overhead costs have been covered by the company co- founders, so the full amount of all donations is put towards scholarships. The project is set up as a Peace Corps Partnership Project, so all funding is strictly monitored by the Peace Corps and A2Empowerment. In 2017, a total of 263 recipients have been selected in six of the ten regions of Cameroon. A2Empowerment coordinates this process with Peace Corps Volunteers and Cameroonian counterparts. Scholarship recipients are expected to meet monthly with their mentors and other scholarship recipients in their area to report on their academic progress and to discuss topics, like heath and wellness. In addition, the scholarship recipients serve as role models by volunteering in their communities, for example to tutor younger students, as part of the Community Contribution required for all Peace Corps Partnership Projects.