Category Archives: Hidden Hunger

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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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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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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Healthy Environment, Healthy Communities

Our wonderful volunteer, Pietro, has captured the wonderful play presented by the students and staff of Bamendankwe School! The students very enthusiastically presented to the community the importance of protecting the environment. They informed their community that trees are very … Continue reading

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Growing Futures: December 2015 Update

Exciting news from the field! Our wonderful volunteer, Pietro, has kindly shared with us some videos from the gardens in Bamendankwe and Upstation! The children have expressed their joy for the progress they’re making with the gardens and hope to … Continue reading

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Last minute gift idea: give a smile!

The first harvest from this year’s school gardens in Cameroon is in. These kids are thrilled both because they now have a healthy snack while at school that will stave off hunger and help them concentrate, and because they’ve learned … Continue reading

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Pietro’s November Report on School Gardens

Our volunteer, Pietro, has provided us at CAMAAY with a week’s worth of fantastic updates on several of the school gardens we’re supporting in Cameroon. We’re very pleased with what we has reported! Here is his report: Monday: At Bamendankwe … Continue reading

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A new year, new gardens

Thanks to the hard work of our newest volunteer, Pietro Clement, and the ongoing assistance of CAMAAY member Ruth, the gardens are off to a strong start this year. Plantings have been as follows: Primary School Ambo: Tomato, cabbage, eggplant, … Continue reading

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New Partnership with Orkidstudio

CAMAAY is excited to announce that we will be teaming up with Orkidstudio, a UK-based humanitarian design organisation, on sustainable projects in Cameroon. Impressed by Orkidstudio’s other projects around the world, CAMAAY saw Orkidstudio’s potential in providing quality and cost effective … Continue reading

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July 2015 Update: How do our gardens grow?

Although this year’s gardens had only limited success, we have two achievements we can be proud of. Most importantly, the children became interested in agriculture and took some of the seeds home to plant in their own gardens. They grew … Continue reading

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