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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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New Opportunities Available with CAMAAY

Are you looking to get more involved? Maybe even get your community involved with Cameroonian communities? Or perhaps you’re great at grant writing? We’ve got some exciting new virtual volunteer opportunities that we’d love to share with you, and hope … 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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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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Help us with our new clean water project

We have just posted a new project on Global Giving: https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/clean-water-batibo/ There are 22 villages in Batibo and almost all of them have some sort of water supply system, but they all need major redesign, repair, or extension in order to … 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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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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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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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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