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CAEPA

Environment Protection Support

Bamenda, Cameroon

NGO | CAEPA

Contribute to the fight against environmental destruction and to mitigating the effects of climate change

Community Agriculture & Environmental Protection Association (CAEPA) reaches out to the rural poor by disseminating information and promoting education to acquire sustainable solutions in health, agriculture and the environment. CAEPAs various objectives range from enhancing crop and livestock production to introducing environmentally friendly practices into the communities.

volunteers will contribute to fight against climate and environmental change through the creation of community and school environmental clubs,carry out surveys on the impact of climate and enviromental change and report finding.

They will raise awareness on urgent environmental issues and encourage communities to participate.Volunteers will travel to different schools and communities with persistent environmental degradation,conduct surveys and produce findings.

Volunteers must have basic knowledge on environmental science and able to communicate with people of different levels.

A field guide will be given to volunteers to assist in travel and translation when communication differences arise.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to enjoy touristic site in different communities.

Free-time activities

Volunteers will contribute to fight against environmental destruction and to mitigating the effects of climate change through the creation of school and community environmental clubs. They will create awareness of urgent environmental issues and empower people to participate. Volunteers will travel to different schools and areas with persisting environmental problems, conduct surveys and analyze the findings. Another task will be teaching farmers and community groups about integrating agroforestry tree species into their farming systems.

Swimming
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Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently) and French (basic level)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Environmental Science at University level
Required Documents
CV and motivation letter
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Communication skills
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Groups

Any questions? Just ask. We at CAEPA are happy to help you.

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Used for project travels by the volunteer an airport pick-up costs $150 which includes the cost of transport by bus, taxi hire from the airport, hotel for one night, and food and water needed during the journey to Bamenda. Travelling by bus from Douala to the project area will take about 8 hours.

Airport Pickup at Bamenda
Accommodation

The rest house is located near CAEPA Cameroon Office at mile 3 Nkwen in Bamenda. It has individual rooms with a shared parlour with a seating area, bathroom (toilet and shower) and a kitchen for food preparation. There is a gas cooker provided by CAEPA Cameroon but volunteers will need to buy their own gas. It will cost $112 per month.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Volunteers are entitled to 3 meals a day. They may like to hang out and eat, this will be on their charge.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Bamenda (BPC) in Bamenda. We assist you to find cheap flights to Cameroon.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Cameroon provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Cameroon you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Cameroon.
Costs (Prices in USD)
12 weeks (min. stay)
$800.00
13 weeks
$867.00
14 weeks
$933.00
15 weeks (max. stay)
$1,000.00
Average fees
$67.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Bamenda/Cameroon between 12 weeks and 15 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. CAEPA will let you know about the final price during your application process.
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Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Cameroon.
Deposit (15%)
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Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment must be made up to 30 days before to the volunteer program starts. This payment is also securely handled by PayPal or credit card.
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