H4BF and partners, begins the rehabilitation of the water catchment in Didango, West region, Cameroon

H4BF in partnership with RDF Cameroon and the community of Didango., for two weeks now has embarked on the rehabilitation of the water catchment as well as all the water distribution and water management systems of this locality. The locality has been experiencing water shortages as well as poor water sanitation as a result of the dilapidated nature of the water distribution systems which is currently rehabilitated and systematically repaired.

The timely intervention of this rehabilitation process will go a long way to curb any possible waterborne diseases in this locality because the abandoned catchment areas and water collection Chambers have been cleaned and enhanced with emphasis to WASH standards.

156 IDP’s and the entire community of over 1500 inhabitants will benefit from the project including the lone health dispensary and a primary school of over 200 pupils which for years have not been unable to have a steady flow of water except for certain months of the rainy season.

Didango is 95% muslim community that is made up of entirely or at least 90% Bororos. It is located some few kilometers from Koutaba, in the Noun Division of the West Region of Cameroon. It has an estimated population of about 1500 inhabitants. Their principal languages are Fulfulbe and French respectively.

Didango surprisingly is a host to a number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the English speaking parts of Cameroon who have migrated recently as a result of the security issues and other reasons affecting their lives. The estimated number of IDPs in this locality is about a hundred and fifty six (156 people). They are from both NW and SW regions of the country and entirely Bororos.