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About Cameroon Catalyst

Cameroon Catalyst is an international development charity focused on promoting sustainable development in the Eastern region of Cameroon, and was founded in 2009. The charity brings together students, engineers and specialists to develop projects which are carefully researched, well designed and fulfil a real need.

WSP and Article 25 Launch Event

Last week engineering consultancy WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff hosted an event to launch their corporate membership with Article 25, a strategic partner of Cameroon Catalyst. The event was a chance for members of Article 25 and Cameroon Catalyst to network with a range of influential people within the engineering industry, including Professor David Balmforth, President [...]

May 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Surveying the region

Last month two members of the Cameroon Catalyst (CamCat) student team, Mikey Harper and Gervaise Turbervill, travelled to Cameroon alongside John Hackett, a Water Resources Specialist at Anglain Water and Dr Andrew Ako Ako, a Researcher at the Hydrological Research Centre, Yaounde, to conduct a week long hydrogeological study in a number of villages in [...]

March 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Volunteer Structural Engineer Needed

Structural Engineering Checker Cameroon Catalyst is a charity run largely by civil engineering students at the University of Southampton. For the past five years, we have fundraised, designed and built a number of community infrastructure projects in North – East Cameroon, including a health centre, primary school, solar hub and carpentry workshop. We are in [...]

January 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments

The Sustainable Housing Scheme

Cameroon Catalyst worked with Article 25  to design a safer and more sustainable housing prototype. Innovations included triangular shaped windows for improved structural performance, rendered flooring to reduce the spread of diseases and jali walls to increase ventilation. The CamCat design team also included rainwater harvesting and a latrine to improve sanitation. The collaborative approach between [...]

November 5th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Cameroon Catalyst recognised by The Institute of Structural Engineers

We are very pleased to announce that the Cameroon Catalyst medical centre has been recognised by The Institute of Structural Engineers and the Joint Board of Moderators as an inspirational example of best practise in structural engineering education. Janet Clark, Education Manager at The Institution of Structural Engineers “We can only praise Cameroon Catalyst’s excellent [...]

October 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Leading the Way for Sustainable Development in Cameroon

Cameroon Catalyst (Cam Cat) recently hosted a seminar in Bertoua, East Cameroon to present the Cam Cat vision for rural development to Cameroonian governmental officials and local NGO representatives. The seminar, which was broadcast on national television and radio, was a chance for Cam Cat to gain exposure of the vital work which has taken [...]

October 20th, 2014|News|0 Comments
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