Category Archives: school partnerships

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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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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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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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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Looking for school partnerships

Our partnership between the Susana Bilingual Primary School in Cameroon and Trillium Charter School in Portland, Oregon has been instructive and fun for everyone involved.  The kids have exchanged one set of letters so far, and enjoyed sharing holiday greetings. … Continue reading

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Report from the field

Patrick Chung, CAMAAY’s General Coordinator, is just back from a trip around the north-west region of Cameroon to get our demonstration gardens.  After meeting with the the Regional Delegate for Agriculture and Rural Development for support and technical assistance, he visited … Continue reading

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School pen pals

A class at Trillium Charter School in Portland, OR has agreed to partner with a classroom in one of Government Primary Schools near Bamenda.  The kids at Trinity have already received a packet of letters from the kids in Cameroon … Continue reading

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