An Update from the Student Teams – December ’16

In the lead up to Christmas, the design team from the University of Southampton have been working hard to complete the technical design for the well project. Following our formal design review with Article 25, the team are now finalising the Invitation to Tender to be issued to Cameroonian contractors in the new year ready [...]

December 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Cameroon Catalyst Joint Design Workshop – November ’16

At the end of November the student teams from the University of Southampton and the University of Birmingham, along with the Cameroon Catalyst committee, attended a joint design workshop in London, hosted at WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff. The day kicked off with introductions and presentations reiterating Cameroon Catalyst’s current water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) objectives aligned with [...]

December 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

WASH Continued Professional Development Workshop with Article 25

September brought the start of a new academic year and with it a host of exciting opportunities for Cameroon Catalyst! In September, The University of Southampton’s Design Manager Richard Saunders and Treasurer Tom Edwards attended a CPD Workshop covering Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), lead by the UK’s leading architectural aid charity Article 25 and [...]

November 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Cameroon Catalyst Hand the Medical Centre to CMFI – July ’16

We're delighted to announce that the team in Cameroon officially handed over the keys to our medical centre and training workshop in Bambouti to CMFI (Christian Missionary Fellowship International) in July. CMFI are currently developing a vast site in Bertoua, East Cameroon, which includes a health centre, bilingual primary school and a 3500-capacity church. The [...]

November 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Reflections from the Student Team – June 2016 Trip to Cameroon

Having recently returned from a three-week trip to Cameroon, the student team have had time to reflect and record all they have learnt during their visit. The team from University of Southampton worked alongside intern Ant, local volunteer Virginie and a team of Cameroonian Volunteers, focusing on identifying suitable sites for future water pumps across [...]

October 30th, 2016|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

Water & Sanitation Design Update

The University of Southampton team are hard at work with the  development of a well design to be used in our Water and Sanitation project. The aim is to construct 10 wells across the region which would provide water for approximately 3000 people. As part of the design process, the team are of carefully considering the [...]

March 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments
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