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our IMPACT BY NUMBERS

How We Help

H4BF is committed to working at the community level to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship around the world. Last year, our work impacted the lives of over 2 million plus people within Cameroon, but what is even more exciting is knowing how each of those individuals will continue to foster positive impact in their families and communities in the years ahead.

Accessing Water, Hygiene, and Sanitation

  • 53 villages identified and trained (girls and boys, households, and authorities) on adopting hygiene and sanitation practices.
  • 20: villages (households, health centers, and schools) provided with access to safe drinking water, improved sanitation, handwashing, and menstrual hygiene facilities.
  • 20: villages (local authorities) take ownership of water supply, sanitation, and hygiene services.
  • 20 water management committees created and trained.

Accessing Renewable Energy

  • 20 + Enterprises trained and established
  • 1000 youths trained and supported to start micro enterprises
  • 54 + Financial Support provided to small and medium-size energy supplied businesses.
  • 2 + Innovative Models created.
  • 52 + new Engagements taken.

Ending Malnutrition

  • More than 300 peasants’ farmers trained in Growing Healthy Food.
  • Over 1000 one-on-one counseling sessions provided to women on exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months, weaning techniques, and maternal and child health and nutrition.
  • Over 200 microloans provided with interested mothers to provide business & money management training and access to microloans to start or grow a business.
  • Over 60 women groups empowered to increase access to high-quality foods, income-generating activities, and nutrition knowledge.

Empowering Women & Girls

  • More than 300 peasants’ farmers trained in Growing Healthy Food.
  • Over 1000 one-on-one counseling sessions provided to women on exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months, weaning techniques, and maternal and child health and nutrition.
  • Over 200 microloans provided with interested mothers to provide business & money management training and access to microloans to start or grow a business.
  • Over 60 women groups empowered to increase access to high-quality foods, income-generating activities, and nutrition knowledge.
  • 200 women entrepreneurs trained and supported to bring light, hope, and opportunity to their communities. This give them the power to earn income and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Protecting Children

  • Over 60,000 children, parents, teachers, and caregivers reached through awareness creation on prevention techniques- teaching them how to stop abuse before it begins
  • Over 20 workshops organized on effective investigations with a child victim-centric approach.
  • Over 20 survivors and their families connected with shelter, medical care, counseling, educational support, and legal assistance throughout the judicial process and beyond.

Improving Agriculture

  • We have established an Integrated Organic Farming Training and Demonstration Centre (Bio farm) in Ako, Donga Mantung Division, in the North West Region of Cameroon, on 15 ha of land that is training farming community leaders and unemployed youths on agro-pastoral activities, climate-smart agriculture, and renewable energy. Through the center we have realized the following: -
  • 52 unemployed youths and leaders of farming communities between 16-35 years have received training on climate-smart agriculture and agro-pastoral activities for 2 years and 10 months training course at the H4BF Biofarm center.
  • More than 800 women, youths and leaders of farming communities have received training on livestock production/ management, planting technics, post-harvest management for the short course program at the H4BF Biofarm Centre
  • More than 32 students from universities and professional schools in Cameroon have been provided internship opportunities at the Biofarm center.
  • At least 500 students from secondary schools’ professional institutions and universities have carried out study visits at the Biofarm center.
  • 62 rural women farming groups have been provided microcredits to enable them to improve on their farm productivity and livelihood.
  • More than 800 youths, women, and leaders of the farming community have received a series of short course training on-site and seed selection, livestock farming, planting technics and post-harvest management.
  • 50 tonnes of maize seeds and 20 tonnes of potatoes seeds have been multiplied and distributed to farming groups at subsidized rates.
  • We have established a sustainable marketing strategy for peasant farmers by facilitating transportation of foodstuff from areas of abundance to areas of scarcity.
  • We have established school gardens in about 15 schools to inculcate the values of sustainable agriculture in pupils and students.

Improving Health

  • 5 female state registered nurses have been trained and supported to become entrepreneurs and to open health clinics in rural areas.
  • Over 52 free classes organize in Nutrition, Dance, Meditation, Pilates, and Awareness.
  • 0ver 20 individuals provided with non-invasive care via partnerships with health districts in Bamenda.
  • 60 health workers Sensitized and trained for health promotion on HIV / AIDS and STDS
  • Over 300,000 sensitize on COVID 19, 6000 face Mask distributed, 16 handwashing station installed and 2000 soaps/detergents distributed.

Improving Health

  • 5 female state registered nurses have been trained and supported to become entrepreneurs and to open health clinics in rural areas.
  • Over 52 free classes organize in Nutrition, Dance, Meditation, Pilates, and Awareness.
  • 0ver 20 individuals provided with non-invasive care via partnerships with health districts in Bamenda.
  • 60 health workers Sensitized and trained for health promotion on HIV / AIDS and STDS
  • Over 300,000 sensitize on COVID 19, 6000 face Mask distributed, 16 handwashing station installed and 2000 soaps/detergents distributed.

Protecting Environment

  • Replaced 1,00,000 Eucalyptus trees detrimental to farmlands and water catchment with 50,000 watershed and agroforestry trees in water catchments and farmlands in Noun, in the west region and Bui and Donga Mantung Divisions in the North West Region.
  • We have Established School Environmental gardens in 15 schools to inculcate values of environmental protection and management in pupils and youths.

Youth Activism & Training

  • Over 20 workshops organized on youth career orientation and youth involvement in community development and the electoral process.
  • 1000 youths trained and supported with start-up materials to start up their businesses.