Help around our ngo for empowerment and sustainable development while exploring life in Bamenda, Cameroon

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  • Last activity: 13 Feb 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    I'm a social entrepreneur, a pastor and an agro-environmental activist. I am married and father of 4 children (three boys and one girl). I am Founder and coordinator of community for Empowerment Agency For sustainable development, a non profit organization created since 2009. We work on sustainable market gardening to improve nutrition and income level of vulnerable poor households in urban and rural communities. We promote organic farming practices, Agro -forestry, Reforestation, eco tourism and entrepreneurship.
    Currently, we are working on establishing an empowerment training center for vulnerable women and youths in ICT, Tailoring, and crafts in Bamenda city and creating a community forest by planting over 400,000 trees on a 300 hectare community land in Nkwen, Bamenda 111 subdivision in the next 5 years. we are planting water friendly trees to protect the catchment areas, bee loving trees to attract bees for cross pollination of crops and to promote bee keeping activities in this area, Equally planting trees and plants that have medicinal value to improve the health of the people, fruit trees to boost the nutrition of the Nkwen population and trees that can absorb higher amount of carbon in the atmosphere to mitigate climate change.

    I have a team of 6 workers and 5 volunteers that work with us. Till date, we has establish over 1500 gardens and planted over 10,000 environmental friendly trees in 6 communities in the North West Region of Cameroon.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers will be able to learn the culture of our local people thereby reconnecting with nature. They will experience life in a local community setting . They will also learn about cultural diversity ranging from food, dressing, dancing and also traditional palaces of the North West region.

  • Help


    Help is needed in the equipping/setting up of the on-going Youth/women empowerment training center project, teaching of ICT at the center, ongoing community forest project and assisting women and youths in the establishment of individual/ group gardens, nursing of tree seeds at the nursery, planting of trees, providing training, coaching mentorship for young entrepreneurs in Bamenda

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have guest rooms, internal toilets with showers. Food shall be prepared generally for every one in the household.

    We shall provide food and do general cooking for everyone including our work away volunteers. They shall learn to eat our cultural foods. There shall be breakfast, launch and dinner. However, the volunteers can also support for food if they wish and equally teach us their own kind of foods etc.

    I am living a grassroots lifestyle, reconnecting with nature.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Bamenda offers a wealth of ecotourism attractions for visitors to explore. Whether you're interested in hiking, learning about local culture, or simply enjoying the natural beauty of the region, Bamenda has something to offer.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Cats only

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 247939836562

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