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17 Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, global leaders agreed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals to reach by 2030. These issues range from poverty, gender equality, hunger, health, clean water, sustainability and social justice. Initiatives to target these goals have sprung up around the globe. … Continue reading

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Introducing Our Team: Patrick Chung Ndifon

Patrick Chung Ndifon is a community development facilitator by profession and director of CAMAAY. He is very thrilled about topics relating to community development with great interest in access clean water, sustainable agriculture and nutrition, women and youth empowerment, renewable energies and children. He … Continue reading

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This is our Country: Cameroon

The Republic of Cameroon is nestled on the eastern coast of Africa and is home to over 23 million people. Cameroon gained its independence in 1960, and is now governed by a unitary dominant-party presidential republic. Since 1982, the People’s … Continue reading

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Planning 4 New School Gardens: Global Giving Report

Our latest Global Giving report for our Growing Gardens project is in! Cameroon has a high prevalence of micronutrient deficiency, causing a type of malnutrition known as “Hidden Hunger” because its effects are not visible and are often not easy … Continue reading

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Engineers Without Borders Visit

In January of 2018, a team from Engineers without Borders from the Netherlands visited three water systems in northwest Cameroon. Engineers without Borders is an NGO comprised of professional engineers who use their technical knowledge to improve the lives of … Continue reading

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Five School Gardens in North-West Cameroon

As a result of your support, CAMAAY has successfully assisted 5 schools in setting up gardens in their schools in the Bali, Batibo and Oku regions. These have become an important asset to children as they have taught children to … Continue reading

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Connecting with Italian Classrooms

While Pietro was in the Bamenda area working on our school gardens, he established a pen pal relationship between his Cameroon classes and four classrooms at the Istituto Comprensivo Statale G. Parini, a primary school in Gorla Minore.  The children at … Continue reading

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Just an hour or two of your time can improve our gardens!

Do you have a green thumb? Are you passionate about eating healthy? If so, we’d love to hear from you! We are working with five primary schools in North-West Cameroon to develop self-sufficient, climate-resilient, earth-friendly gardens that will inspire the … Continue reading

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Engineering Volunteer for Water Project

We’re looking for a motivated Engineer to volunteer with our Water Project in the Batibo district of Cameroon. Background Information: The Cameroon Association of Active Youths (CAMAAY) is a grass-roots community empowerment NGO that is working cooperatively with local villages … Continue reading

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Volunteer Support for Water Project

We need volunteers for our Water Project! Can you help? Background Information: The Cameroon Association of Active Youths (CAMAAY) is a grass-roots community empowerment NGO that is working cooperatively with local villages and international volunteers to solve a crisis in … Continue reading

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