We are building a school and training centre in the town of Kumbo, Cameroon, providing a safe learning environment and experienced teachers intending to sustainably continue to offer educational support services to 100 orphans yearly as a sustainable project for future generations. After completion, we would increase the intake of orphaned and vulnerable children who have got no means of receiving a quality education for admission and training. This project will also host the Library as well.
There are currently hundreds of orphaned and vulnerable children living in Kumbo, Cameroon, according to Self Reliance Promoters (SEREP). These children have been identified as having lost one or both parents whilst living in extreme poverty. Although SEREP works with many of these children, we are constructing our own school to provide them with a supportive learning environment. Having a school would help 100 children yearly and be the first of its kind in Kumbo and its surroundings.
The school would train the children on basic literary and numeracy skills. They would also have the opportunity to learn vocational skills in our training centre. Above all, they will have a stable, structured environment to flourish. We are improving our small computer laboratory, and all our trainees receive quality computer lessons and other vocational and professional courses. A well-constructed structure will make their learning environment very conducive.
The school and training centre will be able to enrol 100 students yearly. It will remain a permanent social structure where other activities for the benefit of the community will take place. It will also provide further education opportunities for adults and act as a community empowerment Centre. At the moment, we have partnered with the Himalayan Institute in Kumbo, and the trainees are receiving lessons and vocational training on making Jewelry as a self-help course.