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WCC 2012 Res 098 - Activity Report

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Field activitiesBecause access to drinking water is a major public health issue in Cameroon’s villages, notably in the North, Adamawa and Far North parts of the country, CECOSDA organized two (2) workshops to train fifty (50) women in the Adamawa Region on water purification for household usage. The key message was: Access to water is your right, and access to clean water is a must!
Policy influencing/advocacyIn support to the United Nations General Assembly of 28 July 2010, the Center for Communication and Sustainable Development for All (CECOSDA) explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation and acknowledged that clean drinking water and sanitation are essential to the realization of a sustainable life. CECOSDA lunched the Water Diversity project (WADIC- Cameroon) which aims at...
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Fifty (50) women in the Adamawa Region were trained on water purification for household usage.
CECOSDA also successfully sensitized about two thousand (2000) primary school pupils in some Government schools in the Far North region on self-hygiene, proper hand washing, washing of fruits and vegetable before eating and cooking.
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Promote training within these communities in their local languages
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Field activitiesMaintain contact with the local authorities and encourage the creation of Community based Organizations that will assist in the implementation of any project that will eventually come up. CECOSDA has created a network of community radios in Cameroon to target all local communities for sensitization, awareness raising and training activities. www.greenalertnetwork.info
FundraisingDesigned projects which target the water needs of these local communities for sponsorship
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