Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth

by Education Fights AIDS Cameroon
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Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth
Providing HIV services to 20,000 Cameroonian youth

YOUTHS LEADERSHIP AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN MOKOLO

The EFA Network of Cameroon, is doing efforts and initiatives to improve the leadership and members in all the 10 Associations of youths,to fight and eradicate the stigmatisation,discrimination against youths living with HIV/AIDS in the Extreme North Region of Cameroon.

In accord with it’s partership with Global Giving, and their engagement with the Associations of youths,EFA Cameroon will always assure and maintain the youths leadership and moreso,in the association to fight against HIV/AIDS in the Extreme North region.

            In addition, Education Fights Aids, has launched a campaign to re-construct the different youths group to fight against the ignorance of this epidemic  which  keeps weighing down youths in Cameroon . Their targets in the plan of action in 2018, is for the youths associations to engage in promoting Health « AJEPS MO » and secondly, in the lists of the 10 Associations of youths fighting against HIV/AIDS will benefits from the supportive projects of Global Giving and the experts of EFA Cameroon, will support the organising of transparent elections, before finally renew and established their executive office.

Concerning the material initiatives, AJEPS MO continues encouraging them with activities, like teaching and educating them on how to start small acivities that will generate them incombées. The EFA Cameroon team also encouraged the association of youths by giving them gifts to enable them achieve the necessary things needed to relaunched their various activities.

  GIVING OF GIFTS

The Association of youths for the promotion of Health in Mokolo, decided to expand and persue their small activities in the aspect of buying and selling of fowls or chickens.The EFA network gave them a cash to permit them achieve their communal objectives.

In what  concerns EFA experts to the association of the youths, the EFA Cameroon staffs participated in the General Assembly meant to renew the members of the executive office. Members in the former executive were old, and it was necessary to creat a new executive made up of youths. The new executive office will take  over and manage d’AJEPS but under our supervision. They accepted and an election was done to vote the new members in the executive office. The former president MOKOL Xavier, will assist and guide the new president WARDA Casmiri  who is a student, to fight against discrimination  and stigmatisation in their community inregards to the youths and HIV/AIDS.

 

 GENERAL ASSEMBLY,

The General Assembly began by the presentations of all participants and the visiting team. Followed by an analysis about the improvement and renovations of the association, then elections of the new executive office which was made up of :

-          President,

-          Vice-president,

-          Secretary,

-          Assistant secretary,

-          Treasurer,

-          2 Auditors,                                             

-          Counsellors,

 

Finally we took the impressions of the former and new presidents.

            Former président (Mr Xavier) : « I thank EFA deeply for all what they have done and continue doing since the creation of the association with dynanic members and attendants, giving of gifts etc, are the activities initiated by EFA with the aim of making us capable to independent like Evere other person. During my term of office as head of d’AJEPS, since 2008 that it was created till date, i am very happy with the experience i had and my support to my predecessor to continue persueing our objective in the association. Long live EFA and their continues support in the aspect of the formation of the new members from today.».

     

   New president (Mr Casimir) : « My mother is an old member of the association and i am just a student, and she told me to be part of the meeting and see the importance of the association. I was interested and happy to be elected the new president and counts on you all. With the help of the former president, i will use the association to sensitised the population. My thanks to EFA for the formation and permitting us the new members to bettes understand the objectives of the association ».

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YOUTHS LEADERSHIP AGAINST HIV-AIDS IN EXTREME NORTH CAMEROON

The EFA Cameroon network is facing the challenges of stayed leadership of its bureau members amongst the 10 youth associations fighting to eradicate stigmatization and discrimination against HIV amongst young person living with HIV/AIDS in the Extreme North of Cameroon.

In line with its partnership agreement with GlobalGiving and with strong engagements amongst youth associations, EFA Cameroon still wants to maintain and reinforce youth leadership especially amongst associations fighting HIV/AIDS in the Far North.

 Because of this, EFA Cameroon has launched a campaign of re-dynamizing the different youth groups fighting the ignorance of this epidermie

L’Associations des Sympathisants du Secteur Gadola et Dogba en abrège « ASSYSGOD is the first amongst 10 youth associations fighting against HIV/AIDS benefited from the support of global giving funds and with EFA expertise to support the organization of transparent elections in order to renovate and reinvigorate its executive bureau.

With regard to material support, ASSYSGOD wishes to continue with its rural work as usual, the members have given as a personal contribution a field of one hectare of land with their own labor for the cultivation of red millet in this early season of rain. And in support of the youth association EFA Cameroon has provided in kind materials and inputs that can enable them to facilitate and buster their agriculture.

Amongs the materials that were given we have 05 cutlasses

Among the materials and inputs that were delivered, we have machetes (05) parts, seeder (05) parts, fertilizer (01) bag, urea (01) bag, rake (02) parts, seed (10) cups, hoe (10) parts, sprayer (02) parts, Roundup (10) sachets, empty bag (10) bags, needle and string (01) piece; This is to allow the realization of their community millet red field project.

As far as EFA expertise is concerned, vis- a – vis youth associations, EFA staff participated in organizing general assembly which had as objective to renovate executive bureau members. Old members kindly hand over to new members to continue with the management of ASSYSGOD. What was accepted, voted, and applauded by all. Thus, the president who gave so much to ASSYSGOD handed over his chair to the benefit of a young academic. Both remain strongly committed to the cause of anti-discrimination, stigma in their community with regard to youth and HIV-AIDS.

The genral assembly meeting with the presentation of participants and visiting partners who followed the debat concerning the re-dynamising the association. The election of the new executif bureau member consist of:

 President
 Vice President
 Secretary
 Assistant Secretary
 Treasurer
 2 Auditors
 Medical advisor
4 technical assistants

Former President (Hammandjoumma):I thank EFA very much for this great surprise we though for some time that they have abandoned us because of the problem of insecurity. Notwithstanding we remained together and strong by attending our meetings and house visits. Each of us have developed and follow of income generating activities thanks from what we received from EFA. I find the idea of renovating the bureau members excellent because that was what was needed. I engage myself to provide support and my experience to the president and to all my collaborators who need my help for the proper functioning of the organization. I will be totally available for EFA

New President (SALIHOU):"I agree and am very proud to be the new president of the association, I would do my best for the proper functioning of the association while organizing meetings with members so that everyone can contribute ideas; to raise the awareness of the population so that it integrates the association by presenting to them the good achievements and benefits that the latter can bring; I also agree to fully collaborate with former members of the board to benefit from their experience. Thanks to AEFA for all its assistance to us and my wish is that it continues to train us by organizing seminars as in the past ".

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Identification and awareness

As part of the launch of its 2018 activities, AEFA Cameroon launched an awareness campaign for vulnerable young people living with HIV in the Mayo Tsanaga communities.
The administrative, local and traditional authorities in general have very well received the implementation of this initiative in their respective localities and have expressed their availability for the accompaniment of AEFA Cameroon to young people.
 
 
EFA Cameroon's work team conducted registration and identification sensitization raids in all ten locations.
Thanks to the support of the administrative authorities, like the Ministry of Youth and Civic Education, the delegation of public health which are youth leadership structures, EFA Cameroon has listed in the target area , all associations and individuals committed to community development.
This already available file will allow in the near future to put a youth support action plan through their own expressed need.

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Sewing for PLHIV

EFA Cameroon offered sewing machine to PLHIV

Following up his activities which one of objectives is to allow those who are infected or living with HIV to become autonomous, EFA-Cameroon offered this Sunday 22 October 2017, a sewing machine to the vulnerable women association in Mokolo, Mayo-Tsanaga sub-division(AFVMT).

In fact, this sewing machine will permit a lot to this category of people namely:

-Training of the association members in sewing domain;

-It could also generate revenues, that would help to support school fees of some, a medical needs of others.

Therefore, their fundamental target will be changed into reality and their independence be definitely acquired.

ACCOUNTS

  • The President of (AFVMT), 29 years old,” Thank you very much EFA-Cameroon and Global-Giving for all what you are doing for us: management and material support.”

 

  • GRADAK, son of one member,15 years old, student in one of a bilingual secondary school of the locality” I shall get a new uniform and school fees problem will be solved in time. Thanks! Thanks so much!! “

 

  • The Tresor of (AFVMT), 30 years old, “EFA-Cameroon and Global Giving, I am forever grateful to you. You both allow me to afford my medical charges. once more thanks and long live to you”
Sewing for PLHIV1
Sewing for PLHIV1
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Sewing for PLHIV2
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Sewing for PLHIV3
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Association's Soja farm
Association's Soja farm

FIELD WORK ASSESSMENT

        Since its creation, EFA Cameroon is an organization devoted to fight against HIV/AIDS and poverty within youths via education. Generally it has a vision to improve the living conditions of P VVIH by limiting their dependency. Thus, EFA Cameroon encourages members of association to develop their area according to their choice.

        A visit to Mokolo twon was paid to an association of EFA Cameroon branch AFVUMAT (Mayo-Tsanaga Vulnerable Women Association) founded in March 2017.

        This association received an amount of 50.000 XAF as seed, from EFA Cameroon to begin a groundnut farm.

        The aim is to encourage the members of the association to work for themselves and to take charge without external aid for their independence.

WITNESS

Treasurer, “I thank the giver thus with this gift we shall boast production for the well-functioning of the association”

Member, We thank EFA Cameroon and global giving for this support. Thank God.”

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Maroua, Extreme North Province Cameroon
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