Tag Archives: sustainable agriculture

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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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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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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Choose Your Own #Unselfie

Join us in making #Giving Tuesday a day to share your blessings with those less fortunate. Read about our campaign to teach sustainable agricultural practices to Cameroon kids. GIVE!! Use the “donate” link at right or the “donate now” button on our Global … 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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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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Please help!

We made our goal to fund six demonstration gardens in local primary schools and won a permanent place on the Global Giving website:  yay!   Thanks to everyone who supported us in this effort. With support from the Cameroon government, we have expanded … Continue reading

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