Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon

 
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $7,516 from an original funding goal of $7,500!
    • 1 month ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has received 1 donation
    • 4 months ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Welcoming May's flowers and showers!
    By - Erica Johnson - co-project manager
    The start of the raining season reminds all pig farmers to watch out. This is due to the prevalence of swine erysipelas; this disease is the greatest threat to them. This is not the case with Cameroon Widows Pig Project (CWPP) because vaccination campaigns were organized to prevent the disease. So far, Nkong Hill Top and...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Dry season ushers in a monsoon of sentiments
    By - Erica Johnson - co-project manager
    The start of Cameroon’s dry season has brought sustainability to several widows in need of assistance. Many beneficiaries of the Cameroon Widows Pig Project are still keeping pigs today. Two and a half years after our organizational support to them has ended, their alternative source of income is flourishing. Despite...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Bidding Goodbye to raining season....While welcoming dry season and restocking efforts
    By - Erica Johnson - co-project manager
    Currently, Cameroon’s raining season is coming to a slow end and widow’s are resuming restocking efforts for their farms. On August 1st, the current two women (widows) who lost their pigs were given one new piglets and a bag of 50 kg feed. The resources were distributed to the widows after an agreement for extra...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has received 18 donations
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    June Showers for the Cameroon Widow's Project
    By - Aldous Lekeanyi - Project Leader
    Our recipients continue to knock our door for vaccinations and treatments. This project has assured us of the vast impact on their lives of our widows. The project has increased their self-esteem, provides security to them and their household; because the pigs behind their houses can be sold in case of any eventuality. Even...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Activity report of Cameroon widows pig project
    By - Erica Johnson - Project leader
    The start of the new year has ushered in a breath of fresh air and enriched confidence for the beneficiaries of the Cameroonian Widow Pig Project. There is an 80% percentage restocking effort surfacing from the second group of beneficiaries. The women have high spirits and hope for a fruitful future. Several widows are...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Cameroon widows pig project November report
    By - Aldous Lekeanyi - Project leader
    CWPP NOVEMBER REPORT TO Global Giving  On Tuesday 8th October a representative of the first widow’s group of beneficiaries in Ikata Mrs Frida Tanye visited our office following the call made by Mr. Aldous Lekeanyi  to find out about their pigs business. Her visit was to appeal to the veterinarian to help...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has received 10 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    CAMEROON WIDOWS PIG PROJECT (CWPP)
    By - Erica Johnson - Project Leader
    Supporting widows through the Cameroon widows pig project is quite interesting. You see and feel the excitement of putting a smile on ones’ face with the little you do. The appreciation and joy of the widows is so remarkable, that it will be unfair if we don’t share it with all the amazing Global giving...
    • 2 years ago
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    • HKCAMEROON
      HKCAMEROON Wahoo! So glad to hear that the widows are having success! Please tell them all hello for me and that I wish the continued happiness!!!
      • 2 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    CAMEROON WIDOWS PIG PROJECT (CWPP)
    By - Erica Johnson - Prject Leader
    On Saturday 20th April 2013, the Cameroon Widows Pig Project (CWPP) concluded the project’s fifth phase of stocking pens with the piglets, providing provision of feed and treatment of the pigs. The project is about 80% realized, in Tole and Owe, given the conclusion with sensitization, selection, training, pen...
    • 2 years ago
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    • Cindy
      Cindy Thank you so much for the update on how the women are doing with this project. I am very much interested in hearing about their progress in the future also. I am so glad to be helping them in their situation. It is hard to believe that their culture looks at women this way just from the fact they no longer have their... Read more »
      • 2 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    The Cameroon Widows Pig Project in Tole
    By - Erica Johnson - Project Leader
    On Tuesday, January 22, the field team visited Tole to survey the living residence/conditions of three widows residing in Tole, Cameroon. Mbe Gladys Kum, Anjeh Anne-Marie, and Esong Lydia Nyenti were the three widows selected from eleven women to participate in the Cameroon Widows Pig Project in Tole. The three widows were...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon
    By - Erica Johnson - Co Project Leader
    On November 1st, the current three women (widows) who lost their pigs were given two new piglets and a bag of 50 kg feed. The resources were distributed to the widows after an the agreement for extra support, in terms of extra observation, to keep stray pigs away from the new piglets’ pens and sole responsibility...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Update on Ikata Pig Project!
    By - Heather Kathrens - Returned Peace Corps Volunteer
    Dear supporters and friends,  Sorry for the delay in reporting! This report is coming from Heather Kathrens, the Peace Corps Volunteer who was posted with Nkong Hill Top. Since our last report, I have finished my service with the Peace Corps and moved back the the U.S. I have been getting settled into life there again...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has received 56 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Official Project Launch!
    By - Heather Kathrens - U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer posted with NCIG
    Report from the field for the Global Giving Pig Rearing Project for Widows Project Ikata, Cameroon From: Heather Kathrens and Aldous Leke Date of Visit: May 23, 2012 Date of Report: May 28, 2012   On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, we celebrated the official launching of the Global Giving Pig Rearing Project for Widows in...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Update from Ikata Pig Project
    By - Heather Kathrens - U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer posted with NCIG
    Report from the field! Ikata, Cameroon From: Heather Kathrens and Aldous Leke Date of Visit : April 24, 2012   On Tuesday, April 24, 2012, Aldous and I made a trip to Ikata to follow up on the construction of the pig pens for the beneficiaries of the project. We also conducted a thorough training on pig rearing mainly...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Village of Ikata chosen for the piggery project!
    By - Heather Kathrens - U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer posted with NCIG
    Happy St Patrick's Day from Cameroon? Sure, why not! We at NCIG hope this finds you happy and healthy whatever you might be celebrating! Ourselves, we are currently celebrating the initial phases of a new round of piggeries for widows, thanks to you, one of our beloved donors, and friends. We wanted to take a minute and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon posted a progress report
    Update on our Goal
    By - Heather Kathrens - Project Leader
    Welcome to 2012! We hope this finds you and yours happy and healthy on the opening day of a brand new year!  Thanks to everyone who has donated so far--you have helped us to earn a permanent spot on Global Giving's website!  With 69 donors and over $4700 by the end of December 31, we went above and beyond the goal...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon has received 31 donations
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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Aldous Lekeanyi

Vet Tech, Agric Tech, Volunteer Cooridinator
Buea, SouthWest Cameroon

Where is this project located?

Map of Pig Rearing Project for Widows in Cameroon