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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