Families in Cameroon are often split up because of job situations. For example, government workers are often forced to work away from their families, and farmers often have to travel to different regions that better support crops. For this reason, family events such as funerals, weddings, and graduation celebrations are often delayed until December, when they whole family can celebrate together. Continue Reading »
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“Something as small as reading a story can make a difference in someone’s life.” In this recent update from our project in Cameroon, we are reminded of the necessity of education for children all around the world.
Take the story of Lasii, for example. He’s a 12-year-old boy raising a goat to pay for his education. His little 9-year-old sister Mary is raising four chickens. This helps pay for her education.Together, with their widowed mother and four other siblings they went to a visiting veterinarian to have their animals vaccinated. Continue Reading »
Back in April, we wrote this post about our chicken raising project in Cameroon. ECC missionary Sharon Davis, who is heading up this project, recently emailed us with more background information about some of the beneficiaries of the project – the beautiful women of this West African country.
Life as a woman in Cameroon is incredibly difficult. Most women do not have the opportunity to receive an education, and thus cannot read or write. The mindset in Cameroon is “why waste an education on a female? She is born to be someone’s wife and mother”. Continue Reading »