Social Development International

To facilitate the social and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable inhabitants in communities, enabling their participation in the process of building a more developed, integrated, egalitarian, peaceful and sustainable nation state.
Apr 7, 2014

VEGETABLE GARDENS FOR IMPROVE NUTRITION WINDING UP

School garden ready fro planting
School garden ready fro planting

Dear Donors and Supporters,

We are transferring the activities of this project to Children Education Support for a Year in Cameroon. This will enable us focus more on thematic areas and thus make greater impact in our community; as human resource will judiciously use for the good of all.

From your donations, we: • Distribute Plastic water cans to three schools 3 x 3 800 FCFA = 11400 (US$ 25) • Plastic Buckets to three schools 3 x 1700 FCFA = 5 100FCFA (US$10.85) • Transport to local University Volunteers to 6 farmers groups over four months 25 500 FCFA (US$54.8) • Stipend to Local Volunteer support - Silas 8 000 FCFA (US$ 17) • Seeds and organic compost to schools and farmers groups 9 900FCFA (US$ 27) • Printing and Photocopy of manuals 5 750 FCFA (US$12.3)

We look forward to your continued support.

School garden ready for seeds
School garden ready for seeds
Mar 20, 2014

Empowering Agriculture and Environmental Projects Staff For Greater Impact in the South West Region

Group picture
Group picture

Our Vegetable Grdens and Improved Nutrition project in Primary Schools and Farmers group in rural Buea received a boaster with a one week capacity building by WWF in Kumba, South West Region, Cameroon.

We were schooled on Mananging agricuture and environmental projects with little support for greater impacts.The training was later passed on to Social Development International office and field staff on the effective and efficient use of resources for greaater impacts.

The trainings emphase on Socio-economic analysis of agriculture/enviroment communities, Strategic planning, Office Administartion,  Financial management etc.

The training thus will enhance our agriculture and environmantal capacities to effectively and efficiently run agriculture and conservation projects in the South West Region.

Our schools garden are now ready to start the rainy seasons activities, farms are now cleared to kick start planting corn, beans, okra,tomatoes and potatoes etc.

Join us in promoting food security, nutritional health and conservation of our communities.

SODEIT CEO In Kumba with WWF
SODEIT CEO In Kumba with WWF
Mar 20, 2014

Women Empowering Women on Health Issues on March 8, 2014 in Buea, South West Region, Cameroon

SODEIT Teens and staff in action
SODEIT Teens and staff in action

Social Development International (SODEIT) took part in the march 8th, 2014 celebrations – INternational Women's Day in Buea by distributing some 200 flyers carrying messages on HIV, Adolescent Reproductive Health and Teenage Pregnancies in Cameroon. This distribution was done by some SODEIT staff, some Teenage mothers and Adolescent girls of Bonduma and Bolifamba. During the match-pass which was part of the activities marking the March 8th celebrations in Buea, SODEIT participated in the match-pass with some staff of the organization and the Teenage Mothers’ Institute (TMI) was represented by fifteen teens from Bolifamba, Bonduma and a lady who admired the organization and decided to part-take in the match-pass with SODEIT.

In the course of the match-pass, the organization march with placards carrying messages of the theme of the celebration which was ‘Implementations and challenges Of Millennium Development Goals For Women’. The messages included: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, Achieve universal primary education, Promote gender equality and empower women, Reduce child mortality, Improve maternal health, Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases, Ensure environmental sustainability, Develop a global partnership for development.

In all, nineteen young girls and women took part in the match-pass which was a success. After the match-pass, more flyers were distributed to the population at the field. From the grand stand – Bongo square where the celebrations in Buea took place, SODEIT staff, teenage mothers and adolescent girls moved to the TMI for socialization. In the start of the celebrations at the institute, the Project Administrator – Okole opened the occasion with a word of prayer inviting the presence of the Holy Spirit in the midst of the celebration, followed by a word of welcome and thanks to the teens for their support and participation in SODEIT’s celebration of 8th March, 2014. as part of the activities and celebration of the day, food and drinks were given to all participants with the CEO of SODEIT being a part of the celebration and a male volunteer to the organization. The teens and staff expressed their joy of the day by dancing and singing at the TMI, after which transportation fare was distributed to the teens of Bolifamba and Bomduma by Okole on behalf of SODEIT.

Empowering women is an ongoing process for an effective impact, join us,

SODEIT Teens and staff in action
SODEIT Teens and staff in action
SODEIT Teens and staff in action
SODEIT Teens and staff in action
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