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Statement from Cameroon-YMCA on the latest developments in the USA

By |2020-06-11T12:06:09+01:00June 11th, 2020|National|

The tragic death of black American George Floyd on May 25, 2020 is one too many painful incidents that once again reopens a historic wound that the whole world has felt concerned about. The unanimous reaction, from all races, from all social levels, was resounding. Everyone stood up to express the pain that comes with feeling invisible, ignored, muzzled and underestimated, the pain [...]

Statement from US-YMCA on the latest developments in the USA

By |2020-06-11T10:47:10+01:00June 9th, 2020|International|

Hurt But Hopeful: My Perspective On What’s Happening In Our Country I am really struggling to process what is happening in our country right now—in part because I have experienced it all before. In the summer of 1967, I was 13 years old, a boy coming of age in South Philadelphia. What I saw outside my front door and on my TV screen [...]

COVID-19 emergency measures – The Cameroon-YMCA is mobilizing its resources

By |2020-03-31T20:23:53+01:00March 30th, 2020|National|

On March 17, 2020, Cameroonians were listening to their radio and television, with a feeling of surprise tinged with both relief and apprehension, the speech of their Prime Minister concerning the measures taken by the government to address the problems related to the spread of the recently reported COVID-19 pandemic at the gates of Africa.The level of contamination which was mainly announced in [...]

Together against the Covid-19

By |2020-03-23T23:40:13+01:00March 23rd, 2020|National|

The world has been hit for several months by a pandemic called the Coronavirus (Covid-19). Today March 19, 2020, the number of confirmed cases has exceeded the 215,000 mark is 218,823 with more than 8,810 deaths. You can follow the progress of the virus in real time on the website of the Center for Systems Science and Engineering, John Hopkings University : https://www.gisaid.org/epiflu-applications/global-cases-covid-19/  [...]

My Experience in Cameroon by Samuel Zettler

By |2020-03-13T18:15:40+01:00March 13th, 2020|National|

Hello my name is Samuel Zettler, I'm 21 years old and come from Bavaria in Germany. At the 16 of September 2019, my Journey starts in Germany, after the 14 hours in the plane and waiting in Istanbul I reached Cameroon. My first impression, was the crazy traffic, with the lot of motos and the bad roads. After my first traditional meal, I [...]

Training seminar of the National Executive Board on the second phase of PAAJEDEC

By |2020-03-23T23:16:32+01:00March 13th, 2020|National|

C’est dans la salle de conférence du collège IPONI ce vendredi 06 mars 2020 de 8H à 12h, que s’est tenu le séminaire d’imprégnation du Comité Exécutif National du Cameroun-YMCA sur projet PAAJEDEC au Cameroun. Le PAAJEDEC (Projet d’Accompagnement et d’appui aux Jeunes Détenus du Cameroun) qui est entré dans sa seconde phase depuis Juillet 2019, s’étend désormais aux prisons de BANGANGTE, MFOU, [...]

The first steps of the YMCA-Kidsclub in Cameroon

By |2020-03-02T15:13:24+01:00March 2nd, 2020|National|

It was a long way to start this club, but now it goes… Let me start at the beginning. When I come to Cameroon it was one of my exercises to found a Club with children. In Germany we have a big work with children, and I’m a volunteer in the Kids-club in my Local Union, since over 6 years. With this experience, I [...]

My Experience in Cameroon by Samuel Zettler

By |2020-03-23T22:54:43+01:00February 28th, 2020|National|

Hello my name is Samuel Zettler, I'm 21 years old and come from Bavaria in Germany. At the 16 of September 2019, my Journey starts in Germany, after the 14 hours in the plane and waiting in Istanbul I reached Cameroon. My first impression, was the crazy traffic, with the lot of motos and the bad roads. After my first traditional meal, I [...]

PAAJEDEC Project – Training Seminar for Volunteers and Paralegals

By |2019-11-05T12:23:09+01:00October 17th, 2019|National|

The date of Wednesday, October 16, 2019 was marked by the launch of the training seminar of volunteers and paralegals for the PAAJEDEC project in Cameroon-YMCA. The IPONI college has been chosen as suitable location to host this event. It is located in the heart of the town of MENDONG, in the city of Yaoundé.  About fifty volunteers took part to this training seminar [...]

Official Launch of PAAJEDEC Phase Two at the C-YMCA National Office

By |2019-11-04T23:37:43+01:00August 25th, 2019|National|

It is in the city of Yaoundé, more specifically at the headquarters of the Cameroon-YMCA National Office in the locality of Mendong, that was held on August 21, 2019, a press conference on the occasion of the official launch of phase two of the Program of Assistance and Support to Young Inmates in Cameroon (PAAJEDEC). Several guests were expected at this press conference, [...]