Tag Archives: Gardens

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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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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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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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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