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Cameroon Water & Health Project – Quarterly Update

Cameroon Water & Health Project – Quarterly Update

You will always be in our hearts, Bill We’d like to begin this quarterly update to the Cameroon Water and Health project with the unfortunate loss to the Cameroon project family. William “Bill” Johnston, a member of the Colesville Presbyterian Church (CPC) and devoted supporter of the Cameroon project has passed away.  He was a critical supporter to CPC’s “Water…
 
Trip 7 Success: We have a Tank!!

Trip 7 Success: We have a Tank!!

In February, EWB-DC’s Cameroon Team returned from the fifth implementation trip for the Mbokop Water and Health Project. Team members have now visited the Mbokop communities of Cameroon’s English speaking Northwest Region seven times since 2012! The current project is focused on constructing a water conveyance and storage system to provide clean drinking water to the village of Mangi year…
 
Trip Six Complete!

Trip Six Complete!

EWB-DC recently completed our sixth overall trip to Cameroon during March of 2016.  Our amazing team included veteran travelers Angeline and Rob, and new travelers Aileen and Lina. This is the fourth implementation trip for the team, with one of the main objectives of continuing the pipeline installation from the water catchment area to the location of a future storage…
 
What We’re Doing More Than 6,000 Miles Away

What We’re Doing More Than 6,000 Miles Away

After four days of travel, our team arrived in Mbokop, where they are furthering project efforts with the local community. In total, they will have flown over 7,500 miles between three continents and driven over 250 miles in Cameroon to arrive at their destination. The travel days provided them with some wonderful experiences and opportunities. The team was able to…
 
Women of Mbokop

Women of Mbokop

The travel team has safely arrived in Mbokop and met up with the NGO partners from SIRDEP and HEDECS who are joining them on the trip. Before leaving Kumbo (where they stayed last night) for Mbokop, the team purchased the construction supplies and food they will need over the next two weeks. After arriving in Mbokop, the team was treated…
 
Implementation Two is Underway!

Implementation Two is Underway!

Even though it seems like our first implementation trip just returned, our second implementation team is on the ground in Cameroon! Traveling on this team are Jonathan, Angeline, Ashley J, and Harry. Ashley traveled to Cameroon earlier in the week, and Jonathan, Angeline, and Harry joined her today. After leaving DC yesterday morning, they arrived in Douala, Cameroon this afternoon.…