Reach Out Cameroon (REO)

Community Vision Underprivileged and marginalized groups are aware of their rights to participate in decision making, have equal access to resources and benefits, and become self-reliant within a supportive policy environment for sustainable development in Cameroon. Core Values ACT: Accountability, Commitment, Transparency Organizational Mission REACH OUT supports underprivileged and marginalized groups within the communities on health issues, wealth creation, and provide capacity building and information through the use of participatory approaches and advocacy. Vision for the organization REO is a self-sustained organization, attracting skilled staffs that work in cohesion to deliver se...
Build School of Hope for 40 Orphans
This project will build part of a 3-room-school in Mah Di's orphanage, a house of 40 children, majority of them under 7 years. The Orphans do not have access to public education unless they walk for long through a road with traffic, which jeopardizes their right to education and even endangers their health. Mah Di's is trying to change this, and you can help them. But you can help them lay the foundations for a professional school with the motto "Let us bring hope to the hopeless".
Provide Health Insurance to 50 Women at Risk
Susan is a single mother of 4 who struggling to abandon extreme poverty. After trying many jobs, Susan was finally getting back on her feet and making a good profit. Then, her son Godwill went sick and she spent all her money trying to save his life in different hospitals. Like Susan, many women in Cameroon live under constant threat of losing everything. This project will make sure 50 girls do not need to choose between their childrens' lives and their businesses ever again.
Change a Girl's Life Through Microentrepreneurship
The Keep A Girl Alive project enables uneducated and unemployed single mothers and girls to become economically independent through the creation of small businesses.They become empowered, protect themselves from Gender Based Violence and excercise their Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), while providing for their families and developing their communities. More than 110 women have received trainings, cash transfers and loans since "KGA" started in 2012. project reportread updates from the field
Mah di's Orphanage needs your help
Madhis Orphanage is a humble house to 40 very little children and some teenagers. The Orphanage was barely sustaining itself, it lacked beds, mosquito nets, access to clean water and nutritious feeding, our donors have started to change all of the above, impacting the future of so many children under five years (an age critical for the development of mind and body), but its still in extreme need and dependency. Now you can finish the job forever, creating a haven for children of the region. project reportread updates from the field
Innovation Challenge
It is often said that Cameroonians are not creative. This project is a challenge to that. With the right guidance, people from all backgrounds can become innovators and unleash their potential. Reach Out's Innovation Challenge was piloted this August 2016. We trained 200 people, gathered 100 ideas and gave 5 prizes to the most innovative business ideas; we also facilitated the access to funding for more than 15 of those ideas. With your help we will scale-up to 4 more communities. project reportread updates from the field
Help Marie go to University
Marie, 21, single mother of a three year old, Brandon, is living with her parents and 5 siblings. She became pregnant at a very tender age and dropped out of school. After she could not go back because her family could not support her economically. Reach Out Cameroon started working with her and gave her a small grant to start a business. That same year she paid herself through the last grade of secondary school, and never stopped doing business after that. Now you can help her go beyond.
Supporting Elekta to become self-reliant
Elekta is a 27-year old single mother, taking care alone of elderly parents and daughter Golder( 11) by selling meat snacks. She is good at it: constant, reliable and a good marketer, she is well known in the small community where she lives (Tole, Buea, Cameroon). But given that her family and extended family depend on her, this is not enough to make it out of poverty. Fortunately she has a plan, and with your help she will take herself to the next level. project reportread updates from the field
Help an orphan go to University
Rahim is an orphan from Father House Orphanage in Muyuka, South-West Region, Cameroon. He is now in his second year of Geography in University of Buea. University fees and associated costs are too much for the orphanage to take care of alone. If we get the funding we will make sure he can pay for his University Fees and we will secure his most crucial expenses for the year, we will allocate some money for an economic activity that he can do at the same time than studying. project reportread updates from the field
keep a Youth Alive- Youth Engagement Program
To keep 100 youths away from juvenile delinquent practices during summer holidays which usually exposes them to difficult socioeconomic situations, and to adopt positive behaviors to live healthy and happier lives as they go back to school. It is about giving hope to the hopeless youth who often lack the parental care during the summer holidays and left for themselves because parents do not have enough time due to the nature of their job to care for them. project reportread updates from the field
Build two Hair Saloons with Itsa and Becky
Itsa (17) and Becky (28) are two women living in Mile16, an area of Buea (capital of the Southwest region, Cameroon). Both dropped out of high school since they could not cope with school fees after their parents died, both are living in a one-room house with children and young adults and both have been trained and gathered experience in hairdressing, but no one employs them for that. We have been working with them and watching their improvements, now they're ready for the next step. project reportread updates from the field

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