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

  • 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...
  • The 3 winners of the #Imake4MyCity 2017 “sports for everyone” challenge

    The 3 winners of the #Imake4MyCity 2017 “sports for everyone” challenge

    The prizes of the challenge #Imake4MyCity were awarded on Thursday 6 July at 8 pm, at the Orange Vélodrome in Marseille. The solidarity FabLabs in Madagascar, Breakers in Spain and Cap Sciences in Bordeaux were each awarded with a prize...
  • 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....
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...