Cameroon

The Orange Cameroon Foundation was established in 2009. Since its inception, it has worked on basic education, healthcare for people with communication-related disabilities, professional training and culture.

News

News

  • Cameroon: giving a chance back to the most vulnerable

    Cameroon: giving a chance back to the most vulnerable

    We are acting on all fronts in Cameroon to help the most vulnerable people - young people and women - providing health, education, professional training and better living standards. Often a pioneer in running our sponsorship...
  • A fresh start for young people and women in Cameroon

    A fresh start for young people and women in Cameroon

    Disadvantaged young people and women can get back on their feet in Cameroon. Digital Schools, Digital Centres, education for autistic children, health and education infrastructures in remote villages... the majority of the Foundation’s...
  • Cameroon: they're finding jobs after training with us

    Cameroon: they’re finding jobs after training with us

    We are working towards a better future for young people in 30 countries through digital and professional training courses which respond to different recruitment needs. In Cameroon, Francis, 23 years old, has just been hired by Ecamel...
  • They were right to take a chance on this charcoal seller!

    They were right to take a chance on this charcoal seller!

    "The Orange Foundation showed faith in me by accepting me into the Women's Digital Centre. I want to show them they were right to take a chance on this charcoal seller". Yvette Ezozi, a charcoal seller in Cameroon is about to open her...
  • At Ebolowa, teaching goes digital

    At Ebolowa, teaching goes digital

    In 2017, at Sainte Rose Verenni school in the urban community of Ebolowa, we launched the first digital school programme in Cameroon. We talked with Henri Ovambé, teacher-trainer and one of his pupils Maïlys Megne Fotso. Young Maïlys...
projects

Examples of supported projects

6 projects found

  • Preventing obstetric fistula

    Preventing obstetric fistula

    This project helps to prevent obstetric fistulas by supporting health services offered to teenagers in the health districts of Akonolinga (Central region) and Batouri (Eastern region). It is carried out with the support of UNFPA. In Cameroon, 25.6% of teenagers...
  • Solidarity FabLabs: the Ongola FabLab project

    In Cameroon, at the Campus Numérique Francophone (CNF) in Yaoundé, the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) wants to create a FabLab for vulnerable young people looking for a job. Project title: Ongola FabLab Summary: The Ongola Fablab project aims to...
  • Operations funded for five underprivileged children with heart defects

    Since 2005, in African countries where Orange operates, we have been working to improve the health of children under 5 and mothers in difficulty. With the support of the Orange Foundation, the association ‘Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque Enfants du Monde’ (heart surgery...
  • Healing obstetric fistula

    Since 2005, in African countries where Orange operates, we have been working to improve the health of children under 5 and mothers in difficulty. In Cameroon in 2011, 20,000 women were suffering or had suffered from obstetric fistula (Source: Cameroon Statistics...
  • Digital Education in Libraries

    Libraries Without Borders and the Orange Foundation are synergizing their resources to roll out the Khan Academy to French speakers worldwide: LWB is introducing Khan Academy at next-generation libraries that use new technologies to provide free remote access: In...
  • Three major projects for the visually impaired

    Training for teachers of blind and partially sighted pupils The Orange Foundation organised a seminar to train 15 teachers from 14 specialised schools. The programme addressed their needs in specific areas such as integral Braille, mathematical and arithmetical...