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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

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

£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

Engaging future engineers

In March five members of the Cameroon Catalyst (Cam Cat) team from The University of Southampton attended a Development Issues field day at Trinity School in Croydon. The Cam Cat team, which consisted of Will Hooper, Jonathon New, Aidan Brown and Megan Spriggs, where tasked with presenting information on Cameroon, bringing attention to some of [...]

March 27th, 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
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