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We are building Sustainable communities and Empowering the most marginalized groups in Cameroon

Welcome to H4BF Cameroon

  • Who We Are
  • Mission
  • Vision

H4BF CAMEROON (Hope For A Better Future)  is a Non-Governmental Organization constituted by professionals since January 2009 and legalized in 2014 under the Cameroon authorization number NW/IP/SCOOPS/001/14/232 to meet up with the developmental challenges facing the Rural Communities in Cameroon, with commitment and professional inputs backed by professional knowledge of the development dynamics of the contemporary Cameroon.

In its first 3 years of its existence, H4BF CAMEROON did not only succeed in putting up significant work in various areas of development, but built up models for such activity for replication, as well as has tremendously scaled-up in recent times.

Our mission is to create more opportunities for inclusive growth and poverty reduction so as to enhance sustainable development initiatives within communities in Cameroon.

Our vision has been the same since the beginning- to be a dynamic unit with a passionate commitment to delivering value-added and innovative solutions to community challenges. We envision a community where everyone remains focused on building long lasting sustainable development initiatives and giving vulnerable and underprivileged groups and equal opportunity to develop capacities for self-reliance.

What We Do

Agriculture

contribute to increasing food security and ending hunger amongst poor peasant farmers by training them on sustainable agriculture and supporting them with micro-credit and materials to set up their farms.

Health

Improving the health status of people living in peasant communities through the training of nurses for village health centres and the rehabilitation/equipping of health centers is rural Communities

Peace Building

Mobilizing, inspiring and connecting talents for a sustainable future with less conflict in Cameroon.

Education

contributing towards an inclusive and equitable quality education that promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, through the construction, rehabilitation, and equipping of dilapidated educational structures and the provision of scholarships to underprivileged children.

Water & Sanitation

Ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all through the provision of potable water and construction of toilets with hand washing facilities for rural and urban poor communities, health centers and schools

Environment

Promoting environmental sustainability by training target groups on environmental protection and management and increasing awareness about renewable energy and integrated systems

Social Welfare

Improving the lives of at least 30 people with special needs annually through life skills training and other rehabilitation activities so as to enable them to become economically independent.

Humanitarian Response

Improving their livelihood through varied interventions. Health, Communication For Development (C4D), Education, Water/ Sanitation, Nutrition, Food security and lively hood.

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The Sustainable Development Goals we address through our projects

HOW WE CONTRIBUTE TO SDG GOALS

Poverty and access to education are inextricably linked, mostly because that can be an avenue out of poverty. Our school building projects are effectively lifting children and their families out of extreme poverty.

SDG 1 No poverty

For people to lead healthy and productive lives, they need access to affordable and good healthcare and the knowledge to maintain good health. We refurbish and re-equip rural healthcare centres, ensuring that all family members are able to stay well enough to allow the children to attend school, rather than having to work in the fields.

SDG 3 Good health and wellbeing

Access to quality education is a key factor in empowering children to become active participants in transforming their societies. It is the key to better jobs and hope for the future.

SDG 4 Quality education

Investing in girls’ and women’s education is one of the most effective ways to achieve positive, sustainable change in the world, for everyone. Our projects have enabled hundreds more girls to attend school and go on to further education. Some married women have returned to school while others are being educated through membership of women’s groups.

SDG 5 Gender equality

Access to clean water and sanitation have a huge impact on the quality of life particularly in the rural areas. We aim to provide clean drinking water at all of our schools and also fund some community water facilities.

SDG 6 Clean water and sanitation

The economic benefit of education is unquestionable – all over the world, education is seen as an investment, for the individual as well as for society. Our projects offer a bright future both for the children and for Cameroon.

SDG 8 Decent work and economic growth

Equitable access to education leads to greater positive impact on society as a whole. Our projects have significantly reduced the maternal mortality and infant mortality rates in the benefitting communities, improved access to education for children and trade training for adolescents with disabilities and they have helped lift whole families out of extreme poverty.

SDG 10 Reduced inequalities

OUR EXPERIENCE

H4BF CAMEROON has a significant experience of working within the 10 regions of Cameroon. These activities have been in various areas that include; children rights and education, health and HIV/ AIDs, livelihoods and micro finance, natural resource management, Disaster risk reduction and climatic change management.

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HOW WE ARE STRUCTURED

H4BF is run by a group of young, agile, versatile and enthusiastic young Cameroonians with a 6-man board of directors who are responsible for overseeing and supervising the activities of the organisation. There is the executive director who heads the organisation and directs and coordinates her activities and then the programs coordinator who is responsible for managing all project/program activities including all project constraints such as cost, schedule, risk, human resources, quality, procurements and stakeholders. Each program within the organigram has a sub-program coordinator who reports directly to the Programs Manager and then field workers who coordinate field activities. There is a financial secretary who handles all organisation funds, disbursements and payments. We also have volunteers and interns who are distributed across the various projects and activities of the organisation depending on their stipulated internship objectives.

Strategy

We believe in peoples’ participatory approach in all stages of our development initiatives. Our strategy is to adopt rural development planning and action programme through study-cum-survey with the active peoples’ participatory approach.

TARGET GROUP

Empowering the most marginalized groups like trafficked children & women, single & destitute women, children in difficult circumstances, Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and other vulnerable groups like those infected and/or affected by HIV/AIDS, relief operations during floods are also some of the other interventions carried out by H4BF CAMEROON in both urban and rural settings in its operational areas.

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HOW YOU CAN BE OF HELP

Volunteers play key roles towards the success of H4BF. Our Volunteering programs offers various opportunities for individual to commit their expertise, time, energy and skills to make a change in the life of deserving girls taking various roles in the activities of the organisation.

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