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Covid-19 in Cameroon

The charity has been following the development of the Covid-19 within Cameroon and have kept in contact with people within the country to monitor the impact on the people in the local communities and our on-going work. Our co-founder Pat has the following update: "Overview The government has closed the Cameroonian borders until further notice [...]

Student Update – Spring 2020

Our student teams at the Universities of Southampton, Birmingham and Imperial College have spent their second term working hard to progress their project designs and have been fundraising for construction in Cameroon. While they are unable to meet in person they are working hard to collaborate from different parts of the country and around the [...]

Student Updates Winter 2019

Welcome to Our New Student Chapter at Imperial College London! This year we welcome our new team at Imperial who had a great start to the year building their first committee with Martha Day as their first President. They have recruited a team of 20 students and are now developing the brief for their first [...]

Update From the Petit Bello Well

We received this update from Sandrine, who is leading Cameroon Catalyst representation in Cameroon, about the impact the well we completed in Summer 2020. It shows the huge impact the well has had on the health of the local community and those seeking refuge in Eastern Cameroon: Sandrine visiting the Petit Bello well [...]

10 Years of Cameroon Catalyst’s Projects

This week we’re taking a closer look at the projects Cameroon Catalyst has successfully delivered to rural communities in the Eastern Region of the Country. During our first five years, the charity focused on issues within the village of Bambouti. The work completed made a significant impact on the village, bringing healthcare, improved education and [...]

10 Year Celebration – Senior Committee

This week we’re taking a closer look at the Senior Committee and Trustees who lead the charity and help develop Cameroon Catalysts overarching strategy. They work closely with our fantastic Student Volunteers to support the delivery of our projects in Cameroon. Claire Gott - Co-founder and Trustee Claire Gott and Patrick Mballa Claire Gott co-founded [...]

10 Year Celebration – Student Members

To continue our celebration of Cameroon Catalyst's tenth year, this week we're going to highlight some of our fantastic Student Volunteers, who, together in Southampton and Birmingham drive the charity’s work. Gemini Joshi - Birmingham Student Chapter President Gemini Joshi Gemini Joshi  is the Birmingham Student Chapter President for the 2019/20 academic year. She [...]

10 Years of Cameroon Catalyst

The start of the new academic year marks Cameroon Catalyst's 10 year anniversary. On Friday 27th September we held an evening of celebration in London which saw our past and present members, family, friends and industry supporters come together to reflect on the last 10 years. It was great to see so many people together [...]

A Word From Our Birmingham Chapter President

Holly Cheshire has been our Birmingham chapter President for the 2018/19 academic year and has lead the team with great dedication and ingenuity. We would like to take the chance to say thank you to her, and the Birmingham and Southampton teams for their hard work this year! Here is Holly's account of [...]

Commissioning the Petit Bello Well

Cameroon Catalyst’s fifth well was completed in the village of Petit Bello in the beginning of June and was visited by student volunteers approximately a week later. Volunteers conducted multiple tests and surveys on the well. Focusing on the water quality, condition of the pump, condition of the surrounding structure, condition of the drainage and [...]

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