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About Mikey Harper

Mikey has been involved in Cameroon Catalyst since 2012 and has helped lead the Water and Sanitation projects . He graduated in Civil Engineering from the University of Southampton and is currently working for PhD in sustainable energy.

Volunteering “Then & Now”

Leigh Jones, a member of the senior committee, has been involved in international development projects for over 50 years. In this piece, he reflects upon the changes in Volunteering between then and now, and lessons we can learn going forward. If one had to define the essential difference since the world of volunteering overseas fifty [...]

December 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Joint Design Workshop 2017: Tackling Water and Sanitation and Hygiene Challenges (WaSH) in Cameroon

We recently held our Joint Design Workshop, which brings together the Student Design Teams and the Senior Committee to reflect on our past and present Water, Sanitation and Hygiene projects. By focusing on design, this annual workshop helps our Student Chapters to learn how to apply their globally transferable skills to a local context in [...]

December 12th, 2017|General, News|0 Comments

Cameroon Catalyst hire our first full-time Cameroon volunteer

After four very busy and productive weeks, the Cameroonian volunteers have now finished their placements with Ant. On Friday we presented the team with certificates to acknowledge the contribution that they have made to Cameroon Catalyst, discussed how they could best represent this period on their CVs / in future interviews and went out for a [...]

May 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

New student committee selected at Southampton AGM

On the 25th April, the Annual General Meeting was held for the Southampton team to celebrate the achievements of the year and to elect the committee for next year. Some of the major achievements celebrated were: Over £15,000 has been raised by the Southampton team through a range of fundraising activities, including cake sales, night [...]

April 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Isle of Wight Challenge Raises over £2,500 for Cameroon Catalyst

A team of 15 students from the University of Southampton have completed a two day, 60 mile walk around the Isle of Wight to raise over £2500 for Cameroon Catalyst. Starting at 8am on Saturday 16th April, spent over 20 hours of walking along the Coastal Path before returning at 9pm on the Sunday! The walk [...]

April 19th, 2016|News|1 Comment

Team walk 78 miles in three days for Cameroon Catalyst

A team of students and alumni  have completed a three day, 78-mile walk from the Cameroonian Embassy in Kensington, London, to the University of Southampton to raise over £2500 for Cameroon Catalyst. Cameroon Catalyst was founded in 2009 by Civil Engineering students in order to provide improved infrastructure and facilities to rural villages in Eastern [...]

October 16th, 2015|Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Cameroon Catalyst Annual General Meeting: Sunday 4th October

The 2015 Cameroon Catalyst Annual General Meeting (AGM) Will be held at 3pm on Sunday 4th October at the University of Southampton (room location TBC). We welcome all members of the public to attend this meeting and it provides an opportunity to demonstrate the work carried out and plans moving forward. To register your interest in attending [...]

September 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Student Trip to Cameroon 2015

In July, a team of four students travelled to Cameroon to assist in the construction of a spring protection project in Mbelle Mbeke, a small village in rural Cameroon.  Work carried out by Cameroon Catalyst in February clearly identified the need for improved water access in the village, and therefore the project was identified as a [...]

August 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments

£2000 raised by Three Peaks Challenge team

On the 16th April, a team of students completed the Three Peaks Challenge, which saw a team of 7 students climb the tallest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales within 24 hours. The team travelled to Scotland on the 15th April, and started climbing Ben Nevis at 6 30am the following morning. Over the following [...]

April 28th, 2015|Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Cameroon Catalyst Three Peaks Challenge

A team of students from Cameroon Catalyst will be attempting to complete the Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for the water and sanitation project being carried out this summer. The challenge will see the team travelling over 1200 miles and climbing the tallest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales. They will start climbing Ben Nevis [...]

March 31st, 2015|Fundraising, News|0 Comments
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