Queen of the Holy Rosary College (QRC) Okoyong was the first girls’ secondary school in Cameroon. QRC Okoyong was created by the Missionary sisters of Holy Rosary from Ireland in 1956. During this time the place of the female child in Cameroon was the kitchen while their male counterpart went to school to better their life. The Catholic Church through this group of dedicated religious congregation took the first step to give the girls the best gift which was an education. Cameroonian girls saw the light and QRC Okoyong became the first place the first girls said goodbye to illiteracy, early marriages, early child birth, and the joy was fantastic.
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