Better Family Foundation

The mission of Better Family Foundation (BFF) is to provide free education, training, counseling, and financial aid to all families in need so that they may gain access to the necessary tools needed to improve their lives. Better Family Foundation aims to empower families both socially and economically. In order to see this come to fruition we have integrated components of capacity building into much of our work. We do this because we understand that empowerment begins with building the capacity of our community. Capacity building not only assures that families will make more healthful educated life choices but it also allows families to understand that they have the power to guide their ...
Send 50 Children to School for 1 Year in Cameroon
 
$5,666
$4,334
Raised
Remaining
This project will sponsor socially and economically marginalized children by providing for their school fees, books and uniforms for one year. Better Family Foundation has worked with local schools and church groups to identify the most vulnerable children in our community-- these children show scholastic potential and come from homes where they either cannot afford or soon will not be able to afford the cost of school. With your help we will allow these children to receive a basic education! project reportread updates from the field
HIV/Sex-ED Day Camp for At Risk Youth in Cameroon
 
$235
$1,265
Raised
Remaining
HIV/AIDs is a devastating problem rarely discussed in Fundong, Cameroon. Discussing HIV/AIDs, STIs and even safe sex practices is incredibly taboo in Kom culture. To address this BFF will will invite marginalized at-risk youth to a month long summer camp addressing HIV/AIDs and sex education. Creating this safe space for youth to come together in order to discuss and learn about HIV/AIDs, safe sex and other STIs is the next effective step to not only raise awareness but change the paradigm. project reportread updates from the field
Promote & Improve Village Radio In Rural Cameroon
 
$155
$845
Raised
Remaining
Boyo Community Radio is underfunded. It is struggling to pay electric bills and has no paid employees to help keep operations running smoothly. BCR is located in the rural Cameroon and is chief means for villagers to acquire information regarding local, national and international news events. Community development is dependent on widespread distribution of accurate information that is guided by the pertinent interests of the community-- BRC is a great force to help see this come to reality. project reportread updates from the field
Safe Drinking Water for 15000 Villagers in Fundong
 
$319
$19,681
Raised
Remaining
Most villages within Fundong subdivision presently have limited access to clean drinking water, especially during the dry season. Community members must trek to a stream in order to collect their drinking water-- thus leaving many to drinking dirty water. Your donation will bring this community water by creating an additional spring catchment, expanding the currently existing infrastructure and by providing training to the community to help ensure sustainable management. project reportread updates from the field
Improvement of latrines in Fundong Subdivision
 
$0
$20,000
Raised
Remaining
Some people in Fundong subdivision have non-covered latrines which bring flies into them and cause environmental pollution and dirtiness. Others use the bush or the streets -specially during the night- to excrete because of the lack of latrines along the street. We want to solve this problem by building latrines in the mayor streets and to make them accessible to everyone. We will work alongside the Council to keep them clean and safe.
Safe Drinking Water for 5000 Villagers in Cameroon
 
$4,221
$0
Raised
Remaining
The two villages of Alim-Boyui presently have no access to clean drinking water. Community members must trek to a stream in order to collect their drinking water-- thus leaving many to drinking dirty water. Your donation will bring these two communities water by rehabilitating the spring catchment, fixing the dilapidated infrastructure and by providing training to the community to help ensure sustainable management. project reportread updates from the field

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