The Girl Child Fighting HIV and AIDS in Cameroon

by Social Development International
SODEIT Teens and staff pose for health campaign
SODEIT Teens and staff pose for health campaign

Dear Donors and supporters,

We wish to inform you that, we are closing the project on HIV/AIDS incorporating the activities with Teen mother's empowerment. This is done to reduce workload on coordinators and maximize impact in the community with just a little support. 600 handouts on HIV/AIDS printed and photocopy (US$ 40 = 18 800CFA) In the past three months we reach out close to 800 women and girls; with major campaigns on International Mount Cameroon Race of Hope on February15, 2014 and the International Women Day on March 08, 2014.

On february 5, three teen mothers and SODEIT Staff storm the molyko Omnisport targeting individuals and groups and on March 08, 2014 twenty teen mums and friends storm the Clarks quarter to celebrate with the rest of the Buea Community on womens day.

We look forward to your continued support.

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

Friends and Donors,

Social Development International celebrates 2013  AIDS day and Human rights week  with radio talk show and partakes in the Regional planning and celebration of AIDS and Human Rights week in Buea.

We engaged Baptist Health Sector HIV and AIDS Free South West Region, Cameroon for the past two months for a partnership. Modalitiies and preparation are all set for a partnership to kick off in January 2014.

Social Development International organised a series of HIV and AIDS talks  in 6 Primary Schools and 3 Teenage Mothers communities  in Buea in past three months. Thus contributing to the 2013 AIDS DAy World Report


Thank you

Megan posed for Camera at our office
Megan posed for Camera at our office


We are proud to announce the arrival of Megan Herweyer, our new HIV and AIDS expert. Megan has signed a one year contract to manage our HIV and AIDS project.

With her years of experience managing HIV and AIDS projects in Canada, we are sure of meeting our strategic intentions. She has met the teenage mothers and some women groups of Bolifamba, and maumu.

In past three months we are able to sensitise 24 women groups in Muea, Bolifamba and maumu communities. A women population of about 250 direct beneficiaries. In maumu, 2 primary school female teachers and 10 women groups were contacted. In Bolifamba, 14 women groups also contacted and the teenage mothers group. Muea teenage mothers group.

We look forward to your continued suport.

With warm regards,

Nzue Maxentius Eseh


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Social Development International

Location: Buea, South West Region - Cameroon
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Suliaman Turay
Founder and CEO
Buea, South West Region Cameroon

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