Food for Education in Cameroon

We engage schools to mobilize parents and communities in health, nutrition and the value of education.

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Counterpart Supports the Government of Cameroon to Develop National Policy on School Feeding

Since 2008, Counterpart’s school feeding program in Cameroon’s North West and North Regions have proven that serving free meals and take-home rations to children at school leads to higher student enrollment and retention, especially among girls.

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Community in Cameroon Celebrates Healthier Children and Higher School Attendance

The children of Badjouma Radier, Cameroon are growing stronger and learning more—and the whole community is rejoicing.

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More Nutritious Meals for Children in Cameroon

Counterpart has a long history of improving nutrition for school-aged children. In Cameroon, widespread drought has meant many children were not receiving the nutrients needed to keep them well-fed and focused in school.

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“It is Time for the World to Think Bigger”

I shuddered reading the information about a new United Nations report on the alarming rate of attacks on girls seeking an education, which looked at results over the last five years.

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Creating a Cycle of Growth Educating Girls, Feeding a Community

Our partners have built a network of 150 communities to keep girls in school and improve nutrition for 14,000 families.

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Back-to-School Supplies Given to 7,500 Cameroonian Children at 150 Elementary Schools

In Demsa, Cameroon, many families don’t have the money to buy pencils or workbooks for their school-age children. Without these simple tools, children cannot attend school.

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Investing in People to Help Communities ‘Control Their Own Destiny’

The first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit concluded on Wednesday afternoon with a speech by President Obama. In his closing remarks, he stated:

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Thousands welcome U.S. Embassy Visit to Counterpart’s Food for Education in Cameroon

Dr. Jonathan Koehler, Cultural Attaché from the U.S. Embassy of Cameroon, experienced first-hand how Counterpart International is tackling the challenges of food insecurity and education in the Northern Region of Cameroon.

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‘To educate a girl is to educate a nation’

14-year-old Maimouna is from the small village of Ngoumi in the northern region of Cameroon. She’s at that age where most fathers begin searching husbands for their daughters.

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