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A gift of empowerment

On November 27, 2015 By

The season of gift giving is coming around as Christmas time approaches. Who do you choose to support with your donations or efforts? Are you hosting a seasonal party that could be a fundraising event? Does the company you work for support charity? I am once again in Cameroon, working with Better World Cameroon toward […]

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What does it take to get a building project off the ground in Bafut, Cameroon? What will be our most successful ways to share knowledge and skills? How can we work with the local community and have different interest groups meet and move together? These and other questions are my focus at this time of […]

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Every program comes to an end and a good ending is a celebration of accomplishment and recognition of the participants. Our Eco-building community courses had their closing celebration on April 11 at Alegnwi Community hall. It was an afternoon of memories of our time spent together working at various projects. There were images of work, […]

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I had no idea how important participating in the International women’s day celebrations would be, until I asked my women building group: “what about women’s day?” and they all started talking with excitement. It was as though they’d been waiting for the question. Yes they wanted to march! They would need a banner. And what […]

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Did you know that countless women in Africa cook the family meals on 3-stone fires? I don’t have statistics, but I see the evidence all around us both in the city of Bamenda and when we go to the Village. I have mentioned building improved wood stoves frequently since our arrival here, and many women […]

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