Kitchen Gardens for 100 Households in Cameroon.

by Integrated Agricultural Association (I.A.A)
Kitchen Gardens for 100 Households in Cameroon.
Kitchen Gardens for 100 Households in Cameroon.
Kitchen Gardens for 100 Households in Cameroon.
Kitchen Gardens for 100 Households in Cameroon.
Kitchen Gardens for 100 Households in Cameroon.
Kitchen Gardens for 100 Households in Cameroon.

Summary

The project will address high rates of food insecurity, and malnutrition in Cameroon, by establishing 100 kitchen' gardens for 100 malnourished households,with nutrient-rich seeds . It will provide education in adequate nutrition and balance diet, to malnourished households with average size of 7 members per household. It aims to empower poor families to cultivate and sale assorted vegetables to reduce poverty and improve health and well-being of women and their children in rural Cameroon.

$272
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
2
months

Challenge

Ines Lezama, a nutrition expert with UNICEF Cameroon, says the country "has been in the red-list (danger zone) for a long time, with evidence from 2011 surveys. However, the middle-income oil producer is home to 44 percent of all undernourished children in the six-member Economic Community of Central African States, CEMAC. UNICEF says malnutrition afflicts three out of ten of Cameroonian children. This requires local and global approach to improve nutrition of women and children.

Solution

It will address high rates of food insecurity, poverty and malnutrition in Cameroon, by establishing households' gardens with nutrient-rich seeds for 100 malnourished households in rural Cameroon, and will provide education in adequate nutrition and balance diet for 100 malnourished households. It will provide training on vegetables production, household gardening techniques, basic irrigation techniques, and farm finances to strengthen food security at the household level, to improve health.

Long-Term Impact

1. Short-term outcome are improved knowledge and understanding of Kitchen gardens and the importance of different nutrition sources. 2. Medium-term outcomes are increase food access and resilience to systemic shocks in the food sector for 100 households 3. Long-term outcomes are improved household food security for 100 households and significant improvement in the feeding practices for poor women and their children, reduces poverty and resulting in good health and well-being.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

Organization Information

Integrated Agricultural Association (I.A.A)

Location: Bamenda, Northwest Region - Cameroon
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Project Leader:
Dungrila Pascal Mbimenyuy
Bamenda, Northwest Region Cameroon

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