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CAEPA

Fundraiser for Orphanage

Bamenda, Cameroon

NGO | CAEPA

Volunteers will enhance sponsorship of the orphan program and increase fundraising efforts to accomadate more orphans.

Community Agriculture and Environmental Protection Association Cameroon (CAEPA Cameroon) is a non political, non profit making organization whose mission is to enhance community health, agriculture and environmental protection within Cameroonian communities and beyond.

 CAEPA Cameroon is looking for volunteers to join existing rural development projects that contribute to the wellbeing of communities. Both short and long term volunteers are welcome. CAEPA Cameroon currently provides care for 50 orphans and destitute children. However, due to limited funding they are unable to accommodate more children. Volunteers will enhance sponsorship of the program and increase fundraising efforts. Volunteers will be required to live and work in Bamenda. They will prepare a data base for all orphans and their needs,Visit them and give support with their academic works especially with assignments.Volunteers will write news letters about the program as well as explore possible options for sustainability of the project.

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CAEPA Cameroon is looking for volunteers to oversee and manage the Orphans and Vulnerable children project. CAEPA Cameroon currently provides for 50 orphans and destitute children. However, the application we have is above 500 but due to limited funding we are unable to add more children. Volunteers will have to visit the children,look at their school work and assist them were need be.Draw plans to enhance sponsorship of the programme and also to encourage further sponsors to make the program sustainable in the long run.Volunteer will be required to live and work in Bamenda, Cameroon for any length of time as a contribution to bettering the lives of these children.

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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 (basic level)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
at University level
Required Documents
CV and motivation letter
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Funraising,social marketing, psychology
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples

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

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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 Douala Airport
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 3meals 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 Douala Airport (DLA) in Douala. 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 days (min. stay)
$800.00
16 days (max. stay)
$1,200.00
Average fees
$525.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Bamenda/Cameroon between 12 days and 16 days. 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.
Crowdfunding Service
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%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
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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