Key Farmers Cameroon is one of the largest non-governmental organizations in Cameroon. We work with humanitarian, development and peace building activities to ensure a dignified life for women, children, youth, the displaced and displacement-affected people and farmers in more than 25 communities in Cameroon.
We focus our assistance on the entire population: from the moment of a food shortage crisis, to water crisis, to when a conflict first emerges and displaces people internally in their home communities or to these people’s life in different locations or bushes, and ultimately to the process of rebuilding a normal life, either via local integration or resettlement. Key Farmers Cameroon provides support in every step depending on its resources.
We focus on assisting the vulnerable wherever they may be and work within these areas
Key Farmers Cameroon promotes advocacy for the rights of displaced, child protection initiatives, individual protection assistance based on vulnerability, legal aid, land and property rights, prevention of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), monitoring of rights and rights awareness-raising, facilitation. Prevention of early child marriages, teenage pregnancy, prevention of female genital mutilation FGM) child trafficking etc.
We carry out livelihoods activities including business training and SME development for women, life-skills training, vocational training, micro-credit loans, formation and strengthening of village and loans associations (VSL) savings groups, group enterprise development and facilitation. Business classes and money management
Training and capacity development in agriculture, agricultural inputs (e.g. provision of basic tools, seeds, chemicals etc), aquaculture developments and agricultural grants. Promotion of organic farming initiatives, organizing research activities among smallholder farmers, promotion of family farming processes, organizing marketing and distribution channels for smallholders.
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Community water support, emergency water supply, promotion and distribution of hygiene items to the less privileged in remote areas, hygiene information and education, construction of latrines, installation of water points, wells and water storage facilities for vulnerables. Water purification systems. Waste management and recycling.
Promotion of Peace education and Economic empowerment among children and youth, leadership training, Good governance, school planting, education and fee support, school feeding programmes, teacher training and support, school materials provision and construction or rehabilitation of school structures. Book distribution, Adult classes, sport and physical education.
Health promotion in affected communities
Health education on HIV/AIDS, malaria, typhoid, TB prevention, mosquito net distribution, vaccines for deprived children, care for HIV/AIDS affected communities, Sex education, prevention of FGM etc.
Educating communities on forest and wildlife conservation, tree planting, setting up community nurseries, training and capacity-building on agroforestry and tree domestication, soil conservation with production and use of biochar, climate change mitigation, conservation of wetlands, protection of endangered species etc.