Category Archives: Moringa

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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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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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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Moringa Update July 2015: Getting ready for a fall start

Maureen Meyer will be joining us for the school year starting this fall to spearhead our moringa project. Maureen received her Master of Science in Geography and Environmental Studies in 2014 from the University of New Mexico, and describes her … 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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Gardening Project Update: April 2015

Volunteers Hugo de Oliveira and Mathilde Schoenauer Sebag arrived from France on the 19th of March 2015 to help with our school gardening project.  If you are interested in supporting CAMAAY’s Gardening Project, you can learn more by visiting Global Giving’s … Continue reading

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Vegetable gardens for primary schools

  Thanks to a partnership with YPARD Cameroon, CAMAAY has been able to extend our activities to include five primary schools: G.S.CHOMBA, G.S NSONGWA, G.S STATION, P.S MENDANKWE, and P.S RENNAISSANCE. We will be working one day per week in each school.   We … Continue reading

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Some terrific products and techniques for sustainable farming

CAMAAY participated in a two-day capacity building workshop organized by WATER FOR CAMEROON in Ndop on how to use bucket kits for small gardens;  composting; the importance of the moringa tree as an organic manure; and how to use bio-sand filters. Bucket kits for … Continue reading

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Seeds make a great gift!

For $50: WE CAN buy enough seeds to plant a school garden that will feed 40 schoolkids and their families a healthy diet for months, and from which they can bank seeds for future gardens for years; YOUR GIFT RECIPIENT … Continue reading

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