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

  • Villages soon to be connected!

    Villages soon to be connected!

    The “Villages” has lots of news! We have just signed a partnership agreement with Energy Assistance France to bring electricity to three villages. This move will improve living conditions for schoolchildren as well as residents who use...
  • Cameroon: A fresh start for young people and women

    Cameroon: A fresh start for young people and women

    The first country to open a Digital Centre in 2015, Cameroon is now launching its first Solidarity FabLab in the presence of Brigitte Audy, Secretary General of the Orange Foundation as well as the Minister of Higher Education....
  • A new phase for the Villages programme

    A new phase for the Villages programme

    The SUEZ Initiatives fund and the Orange Foundation have come together and signed a partnership agreement on the Villages programme. The aim: To develop synergies that will benefit the village of Walia in Guinea as well as Conakry and...
  • Child healthcare: four children successfully undergo surgery!

    Child healthcare: four children successfully undergo surgery!

    Michele Archange, Ettien Hughes, Penda, Michael and Ange Karen were born and are growing up in different African countries. They suffer from heart malformations, and their families cannot access the medical procedures they need. With...
  • Working for the displaced in Cameroon

    Working for the displaced in Cameroon

    For several months now a severe humanitarian emergency has been afflicting populations in the north of Cameroon. Orange Foundation Cameroon has contributed to funding three water sources in three separate villages, to provide access to...
projects

Examples of supported projects

5 projects found

  • 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...