Tag Archives: Africa

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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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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Pietro’s 4-8 January 2016 Report

Our volunteer, Pietro Clément, has provided us with his 4-8 January weekly report, which can also be viewed on our GlobalGiving site: Monday: At Bamendankwe Primary School the watering was done during the holidays. The morrow is bearing large vegetables and the carrots … Continue reading

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Pietro’s December 2015 Update

Our wonder volunteer, Pietro Clément, has provided us with his 14-18 December Weekly Report, which can also be viewed on our GlobalGiving site: Monday : At Bamendankwe Primary School it was country Sunday again, apparently they are the only village to have … 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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